Shane Kim is a Managing Partner of Baleon Capital. He has over 20 years of experience as a growth equity investor, board member and trusted advisor to numerous companies at the early growth stage. He serves on the boards of Shadowbox, Slick Technologies, Avenue Z, and Fingercheck. Previous board positions include Bluefin Payments, Ingo Money, Masterplan (acquired by Berkshire Partners), New Horizons (acquired), Planet Payment (NASDAQ: PLPM, Lead Independent Director; acquired by Fintrax Group), Santa Rosa Holdings, Vantage Oncology (acquired by McKesson), and Viventium Software (acquired by LLR Partners).
Shane began his investment career at Camden Partners, a growth equity firm he joined in 1999 as an Analyst. He became a Partner and Managing Member in 2007 and during his 17-year tenure, he participated in 22 transactions, 11 of which he led or co-led.
Prior to Baleon Capital, Shane co-founded Island Peak Capital, an advisory firm focused on optimizing growth through a proven operating approach. Shane graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.S. degree in Finance and Management Science and Statistics.