Jeff Kim

Jeff Kim

Information Systems

Shared Lecturer Suite: SB2 324 - for office hours only  


MBA, Tepper School of Business Carnegie Mellon
Attended, United States Military Academy at West Point
AB, University of Utah

Research Interest

Brick / Mortar cryptocurrency implementations

Token curated registries

Merkle optimization

Game Theory, Nash Equilibrium

Bitcoin propagation

Token scaling

ICO regulatory risk

Currently Mr. Kim works at a brick-and-mortar focused cryptocurrency startup based in Las Vegas. Prior to that, he was a Manager in the Financial Services practice of EY based in Los Angeles. He holds an MBA from the Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University; and attended the United States Military Academy at West Point. While in the United States Army he served during Operation Iraqi Freedom I from 2003-2004, the Sunni Triangle AO (Area of Operations) with the 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. His research interests include: token cryptocurrency scaling, Blockchain implementations, and regulatory risk related to initial coin offerings/cryptocurrencies. He published over four articles and currently serves as an executive for Coin Cloud LLC.



  • Army Commendation Medal
  • Army Achievement Medal
  • Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
  • Combat Action Badge
  • Air Assault Tab


  • Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • American Legion