Hojoong Kim is in his first year of the Ph.D. program at the University of North Texas. Hojoong has over 17 years of work experience in accounting & financial management, internal control, and a variety of financial projects including M&A due diligence, IPO processes, and overseas joint ventures. Prior to starting his doctoral studies, Hojoong worked as CFO at Sun Action Trackers and as director of finance for Mission Solar Energy; both companies were solar manufacturing startups in San Antonio, Texas. Prior to Mission Solar Energy, he worked for Accenture and Doosan Corporation in Korea. He earned his MBA from New York University and his BBA from Seoul National University. He enjoys watching movies and skiing in Colorado.