Aaron Shin is an Asia Business Development Operating Partner at Formation 8, focusing on South Korea.
Most recently, Aaron co-founded Blue Button, a cross-border startup accelerator, and helped Korean startups expand into the U.S. market. Previously, Aaron served as an investment professional at Softbank Ventures Korea, a venture capital subsidiary of Softbank Corp., focusing on startup and growth stage companies in e-commerce, digital content and other technology sectors. Before Softbank Ventures Korea, Aaron joined Accenture and performed various consulting projects such as optimizing supply chain process, designing corporate performance evaluation framework and implementing new business strategies mostly for large corporations. Aaron began his career as a co-founder and CTO of NodeNIC in South Korea, where he invented a patented domain lookup technology and led development of a social networking software.
Aaron earned a B.S. in Computer Science from Seoul National University in South Korea.