KIM TAIPALE

Executive Director of the Stilwell Center

Kim is the managing partner of Stilwell Holding LLC, a private investment firm; a director of the Stilwell Charitable Fund; a senior fellow at the World Policy Institute; and serves on the Markle Task Force on National Security in the Information Age. He has served on the board or advisory board of several companies and non-profit organizations. Previously, he was a senior fellow at Columbia University, an investment banker at Lazard Freres & Co, an executive at The Pullman Company, and a lawyer at Davis Polk & Wardwell.

Kim received his B.A. and J.D. from New York University, his M.A. and Ed.M. from Columbia University and his LL.M. from the Columbia Law School.