Theo is a co-founder and CEO of KPOP Foods, a Korean food brand he and co-founder, Mike Kim, launched during their last quarter at UCLA Anderson for their MBAs. Wanting to pursue his interest in entrepreneurship and startups, Theo applied to UCLA Anderson to build out his skill sets while focusing on entrepreneurship and finance.
During his first year at UCLA Anderson, Theo became the manager of finance and business development for an early-stage financial tech startup and assisted in helping the company raise over $2.5 million in funding. One year later, Theo left the startup to pursue KPOP Foods.
Theo is a big UCLA sports fan. During his free time, he enjoys training in Krav Maga and spending time with family and friends. He has a BA in economics from UCLA and an MBA from UCLA Anderson.