Joon Kim is the General Counsel and a Board Member at Mina Foundation, which stewards a layer-1 blockchain protocol called Mina. He supports the protocol by issuing grants to third parties that make significant contributions and by maintaining & managing community assets and members worldwide.
Previously, Joon served as the General Counsel of Terra and Assistant General Counsel and Vice President at Goldman Sachs. Before working in-house, he worked at Kirkland & Ellis LLP and Dechert LLP as a corporate attorney.
He is a regular contributor to Bloomberg News on the topics of legal regulations and the blockchain industry. He also provides research and commentary for legal publications such as Bloomberg Law and Oxford Law and shares regulatory insights and topics in the public interest.
Joon went to undergraduate at NYU, majoring in international relations, and Cornell Law School.