Jim Chung

Jim Chung

Associate Vice President, Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Address: 2033 K Street NW, Suite 750
Washington, District Of Columbia
[email protected]

Jim Chung is the Associate Vice President for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the George Washington University, and a Co-Principal Investigator for the National Science Foundation I-Corps Node in Washington DC (DC I-Corps).

He was previously the director of the Mtech Venture Accelerator at the University of Maryland, where he worked with faculty and students to launch startup companies based on university technology. Prior to Maryland, he served as the Director for New Business Development at the Corporate Executive Board and helped establish the company’s mergers and acquisitions capabilities. He also served as Vice President at Cherington Capital (now Intervale Capital), a middle market private equity firm in the oilfield equipment and services industry.

He started his private sector career as an early stage venture capital investor, most recently at incTANK Ventures, where he was the managing director. Before becoming an investor, Jim was an academic researcher studying how business, government, and academia work together to create new innovations in high technology industries.


Jim was a research fellow at MIT (Security Studies Program), Harvard (Center for Science and International Affairs), the University of Tokyo (Fulbright Fellow), the Korea Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (NSF EAPSI-Korea Fellow), Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and the Korea Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI).

He received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Stanford University and was a Ph.D. candidate at MIT.

Classes Taught

SEAS 6101 - Innovation and Technology