Jayden Kang

Vice President, Global Business
Kakao Entertainment

Jayden Kang is the Head of the Global Story Business Department (Vice President) at Kakao Entertainment. He also serves as a COO of Kakao Entertainment’s US storytelling subsidiary, Tapas Entertainment Corp. In his position, Jayden oversees the global expansion of Kakao Entertainment's story IP business by devising platform strategies and driving key partnerships and investments. Previously, Jayden was the Chief Strategy Officer at LINE Thailand, a mobile messenger service owned by Naver and Softbank, where he achieved double-digit growth. 
Jayden started his career as a management consultant at Bain & Co. and Kearny. With over 20 years of experience in digital content, internet/mobile, retail & consumer goods industries, Jayden has deep insight in growth strategy, M&A, joint ventures, and business developments across South Korea, China, ASEAN, EU, and US markets. 
Jayden earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Seoul National University and a Master of Business Administration from the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan.