Brian Bonwoong Koo

Brian Bonwoong KooBrian Koo is Founder and Managing Partner at Formation 8, leading its Asia business development strategy. He currently serves on the boards of AKAStudy, Illumio (observer), Kidaptive, and Learnsprout. He was previously a board observer for Oculus.

Prior to Formation 8, Brian established InnovationHub, which helped LS Group – his family business – manage relationships and find investment opportunities in energy and technology sectors, specifically in the areas of smart grids, electric vehicles and next generation wireless technologies. Prior to InnovationHub, Brian co-founded and served as a managing partner of Harbor Pacific Capital, and advised a number of companies in the online education and media space before that. Brian began his entrepreneurial career with a start-up venture that involved a wireless technology and social networking service.

Brian received a B.A. with honors in Economics from Stanford University, and received an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.