Positive Action Inc. an education and technology company for evidence-based social and emotional learning programs and content, announced the appointment of Roy Kim as Chief Financial Officer. Kim brings more than 20 years of experience in the technology, media, and telecommunications sector. Leveraging his prior knowledge as an investor, investment banker, strategy consultant, and operating executive, he will oversee all financial aspects of the company, including strategic planning, financial planning and analysis, investor relations, financial reporting, accounting and control, tax, treasury and capital markets. He will report to the company’s CEO, Alex Allred.
Most recently, Kim served as chief operating officer and chief financial officer of 451 Media Group, a New York City-based digital media company. Prior to 451 Media, he was an investor and investment banker at The Raine Group, a merchant bank focused on the technology, media and telecommunications sectors. Earlier he was a member of the investment banking division at Goldman, Sachs & Co., and a consultant in the Worldwide Commercial Business at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. Kim holds a Master of Business Administration in finance from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor of Science in computer science from The United States Naval Academy.