Before rising to divisional CIO at Farmers Insurance Company, Kim held multiple executive level roles at Fortune 250 companies over her 25-year career. She now coaches leaders to reach their highest professional potential, focusing on working with professional women seeking to rise in the leadership ranks. Kim also provides executive coaching to leaders looking to make greater impact through their work, is a speaker on core 21st century leadership skills and building inclusive cultures, and is a gender equity advisor to companies committed to fostering the advancement and wellbeing of women in work. Kim is a mentor to high potential women in IT, serves as faculty for the Women in Leadership – CIO Certification program sponsored by Irvine Technology Corporation, and is an instructor for UCLA Extension’s Technology Management Certificate Program (TMP), where she leads courses on building more engaged and inclusive STEM cultures.
Kim is credentialed through the International Coaching Federation and holds an MA in anthropology, an MBA, and a BA in psychology from California State University Northridge. She holds a certificate from the Yale School of Management, Women’s Leadership Program.