Daeki started his career as a venture capitalist at TransLink Capital, one of the leading cross border VC funds based in Silicon Valley, Beijing, Seoul, and Tokyo. He led multiple early stage investments, actively supported several portfolio companies, and fostered a community of early stage entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley. He joined the ICON Network as its Head of Ecosystem in 2018 and cofounded ICX Station, which has been a leading contributor to the ICON Network. He has led the education of the ICON ecosystem progress both internally and externally, accelerated a number of projects building on the ICON Network, and built several ICON-based projects. He is also a big advocate of DeFi within the ICON ecosystem. Daeki earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.