David Namkung

Co-Founder & Partner, Head of Portfolio Operations


David Namkung is Co-Founder, Partner and Head of Portfolio Operations at Kinzie Capital Partners, where he leads technology implementations and is responsible for assisting in the execution of value creation initiatives for Kinzie’s portfolio companies. In addition, he oversees Kinzie’s internal technology initiatives and supports various operational matters.

David is also a Founder and Managing Partner of Clarity Partners, a high growth management and technology consulting firm, where he shares responsibility for day-to-day operations, business development and service delivery. David’s strong background as an entrepreneur and over 25 years of experience in financial services, technology consulting, systems implementation, human capital management and operations helps drive value for Kinzie’s portfolio companies.

Prior to Clarity Partners, David was a Partner at Vector Strategic Services, where he successfully managed the development of enterprise systems for both Accenture and Deloitte & Touche. Before Vector, he was an options market-maker for Gargoyle Strategic Investments and served as a Senior Consultant at Accenture.

David is on the Board of Directors for The Council of Korean Americans and Hanul Family Alliance, where he served as the President, in addition to several private company boards including ShapeLog and Colony Display. He is also a member of the Economic Club of Chicago. In 2017, David was featured by Chicago United in their Business Leaders of Color publication.

David graduated with honors from Carnegie Mellon University with a B.S. in Industrial Management and in Economics. He is an avid golfer, hockey player and former professional blackjack player.

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