JongSeong (John) Kim joined Cota Capital in 2020 as a Principal focusing on sourcing, evaluating, and monitoring of public investments in the healthcare technology sector. Prior to Cota, John was a Senior Analyst at Copernicus Capital, a healthcare-focused hedge fund in San Francisco, and a Senior Analyst at Glenview Capital, a NYC-based global hedge fund, where he played an integral role in the firm’s healthcare investing efforts across hospitals, CROs, life science tools, medical technology, and consumer healthcare. Previously, John served in the Republic of Korea Army, and was honorably discharged as sergeant. He began his career at Morgan Stanley, where he worked as an investment banking analyst in Hong Kong and New York, focusing his time on cross-border mergers and acquisitions. John graduated cum laude from Columbia University with a B.S. in Operations Research: Engineering Management Systems, and a minor in Economics, and has an M.S. in Management (Sloan Fellow) from Stanford Graduate School of Business.