Michael Kim

CEO in Seattle, Washington

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Called "a leading authority in creating sustainable behavior change” by The New York Times, and "an innovator to watch" by TED, Michael Kim is the founder and CEO of Habit Design. Backed by the National Institutes of Health, Habit Design is the fastest way to create new habits, ten-times faster than the previous clinical standard.

Trained under Harvard Business School Professor Clayton Christensen, the founder of "disruptive innovation" theory, Kim most recently was Managing Director of Blue Ocean Ventures, a leading innovation coaching firm to Fortune 100 executives from Google, Harvard, McKinsey & Company, Apple, et. al. generating over $1 billion in new market revenue. Previously, he served as Managing Director of New Consumer Products at Microsoft, Science Advisor to the White House, and Adjunct Lecturer at Stanford Medical School, USC Keck School of Medicine, Harvard Business School. and MIT Sloan School of Management.

Kim has served on several corporate boards including the MIT Media Lab and Seafair, where he also served as Chairman. Michael holds Bachelors and Masters degrees from Yale and Harvard and was awarded post-graduate fellowships from the CORO Foundation and IRTS Foundation.

  • Work
    • Habit Design
  • Education
    • Harvard University
    • Yale University