BOARD OF ADVISORS
Dr. Man Ki Kim, Senior Advisor
Dr. Man Ki Kim is a Senior Advisor to GCA. He serves as a Senior Consultant at Yulchon who specializes in Global Public Procurement. As a non-executive member of Yulchon, he is currently the professor in charge of the Global Marketing Special Program, teaching practice and theory of Global Public Procurement at Sungshin Women’s University. Dr. Kim studied at Macquarie University in Sydney, as well as at Georgetown University and Dankuk University, and earned his MA in International Marketing from Macquarie University and Ph.D. in Economics from Dankuk University.
Dr. Kim has worked as an executive in multiple businesses. As such, he has extensive experience in global management and acquisition & contract management in Australia, the U.S., the Middle East, Africa, and Europe. Dr. Kim lived abroad for decades and has received many official accolades, such as the Gold Leadership Award from the Korean American Coalition; Golden Peace Medal from the Federation of the Mongolian Government; National Leadership Award from the National Republican Congressional Committee; and Commendation from the Prime Minister of Korea.
Dr. Kim is currently advising the Public Procurement Service of Korea, G-PASS Export Association of Korea, Korea Health Industry Development Institute, and other Korean government agencies. He also serves as an advisor for Nonprofit Organizations such as the Inter-Korea Foundation for Health and Medical Education and the Foundation for International Culture & Education. VIEW CV
BOARD OF ADVISOR, Emeritus
Mr. Howard Nevin, Senior Advisor
Howard Nevin has been in the technology arena for over forty years, and served clients in 30 industrial sectors plus the federal, state and local government markets. Howard started in the technical ranks, then moved to marketing, product marketing, sales, program management and operations. He has held C-level positions in public and private firms, including roles as COO and VP, M&S. His marketing, sales, capture management, proposal management and proposal efforts have resulted in over $15 billion in sales for employers and clients to federal, state and local, and commercial clients.
As an employee and consultant, Howard worked with startups, established firms seeking to re-engineer themselves for changing markets, and large firms bringing new products to market, as well as developing strategic and tactical plans for firms to revitalize current product offerings and capture new markets. He has also consulted to various executive branch government agencies and Congressional staff and offices on such matters as IT acquisition policy, major initiatives, and on specific programs, such as the US DOE Nuclear Waste Repository.
For employers and clients, Howard developed, implemented and managed successful public affairs, media and public relations program, as well as investor relations programs including working with private and institutional investors, underwriters and brokerage firms. He has provided extensive corporate M&A and VC diligence support on over $300 million in investments and M&A opportunities, and defined the M&A strategy for Verdix Corp., a former employer, resulting in the creation of Rational Software bought by IBM for $2.3 billion. Howard is the recipient of over 60 awards for excellence in efforts for employers and customers alike.
He is the author of numerous books, including Better Proposals Yield Better Wins! (2013). He has also developed innumerable white papers, “thought-leadership” pieces, marketing collateral, presentations and other items for general company use and specific efforts. He is also the author of over 140 articles on technology, policy, acquisition-related issues, marketing and sales, and other topics, including a regular column on technology and policy for three years in Government Computer News,. He has also been active in public speaking at national industry events, developed and conducted four national conferences (two on security and two on systems integration), and has guest lectured extensively on technology, marketing and sales, entrepreneurialism, and other business matters in graduate programs at George Washington University, Maryland University, and Johns Hopkins University.
Howard received his Bachelors in Business Administration from George Washington University, and has over 6,000 hours of additional professional education and training courses. He is also a trained and certified Project Manager.
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