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LOK 360 partners with high-growth enterprises across a wide array of sectors, providing congruent services across strategy, operations, and financing, in order to drive growth in revenues and valuations. LOK 360 also specializes in facilitating cross-border strategies for its clients, primarily between North America and Asia.

Asia Team

Managing Partner

Mr. Atthapong Oungsirisawad is Managing Partner who leads the firm’s marketing and strategic relations. He is an international corporate strategist who directs and enables successful deal-making between parties under the belief of always achieving win-win outcomes for everyone involved. He has served as senior executive and/or advisor-to-CEO for many companies across several industries. His strong networks of contacts combined with his broad range of extensive experience across various business industries have yielded a track record in facilitating successful partnerships and collaborations throughout the private and public sectors. His efforts significantly contribute towards Thailand’s ascension in becoming a strategic hub in Asia for global business.

Managing Partner

Dr. Chaloemphon Lorattanasane is Managing Partner who leads the firm’s operations and financial management. He is an entrepreneur, executive, engineer, and technical researcher. As the recipient of a highly-distinguished Japanese Government Education Scholarship, Dr. Lorattanasane received both his Master’s Degree and Ph.D. in Electronics Engineering from University of Tokyo, Japan, having co-authored and published several research papers around the field of long-distance optical transmission systems (he also holds a patent in this field). Following his academic pursuits, he went on to launch, build, and run several companies across different industries including (but not limited to), LED design and manufacturing, IoT product design and manufacturing, real estate, and billboard media. The intersection of Dr. Lorattanasane’s deep technical background and his vast business experiences across an eclectic range of industries have yielded high relevancy in his advisory with venture capital firms, family offices, and philanthropic organizations both in Asia and North America.

North America Team

Managing Partner

Mr. Elim Kay is Managing Partner who leads the firm’s international strategies. He oversees several organizations engaged in venture capital, private wealth management, business advisory, and philanthropy. He serves on the Executive Committee of CEO Leadership Alliance of Orange County, Board of Trustees of UC Irvine Foundation, President’s Cabinet of Chapman University, and Board of Governors of Cedars-Sinai Health System.

Operations Associate

Mr. Sheen Tran manages the firm’s operations with respect to its work in international strategies.  His background is rooted in sales, client service, and operations across a wide range of industries.  In addition to his role with the firm, he is involved in supporting operations and administration for a private diversified holding company and a private investment office.


Senior Advisor

Stephen Ibaraki is Co-Chairman and Managing General Partner of REDDS Capital. In addition, Stephen has served roles spanning across Chairman, Founder, Board roles in: business and startup companies, investments and venture capital, leading global computing science organizations, UN-related innovation programs, leading CEO / Industry organizations/think tanks, and innovation/industry summits. He has directly participated in 300+ annual global engagements impacting USD $100+ Trillion in ESG (environmental, social, governance), sustainable investments for 2022. He is keynote speaker, moderator, and producer at more than 100 global CEO and leader events annually. Stephen has received more than 300 “lifetime and career” achievements and awards for disruptive innovation, futuristic investments, successful entrepreneurship, and global technology leadership.

Senior Advisor

Ronald Shon is President of the Shon Group of Companies. The Shon Group of Companies is a family office with investments in real estate, technology, venture capital, and natural resources. Ron is also a Founding Partner and Co-Chairman of REDDS Capital, a venture capital group that empowers disruptive start-ups that scale worldwide and have billion dollars plus potential through team building, global business development, financing, and mentoring. He has served on a number of community and civic organizations. Ron graduated from Stanford University with a BA in Economics in 1975 and received an MBA from the Wharton School of Finance in 1977.

Strategic Advisor

Marc D. Kirshbaum is a business leader and strategic advisor who is passionate about delivering sustainable and measurable results for businesses and their employees, customers, and shareholders. Marc is retained by family offices, investment groups, and CEOs to effectively evaluate prospective and existing portfolio companies, then collaborate to successfully and methodically build strategies and execute on aligned and well-communicated plans. Marc brings to his partners and businesses his passion, energy, communication skills and 25+ years of experience leading businesses and serving as a board member across an array of industries, including healthcare, biotech, software, and data & analytics. Marc’s portfolio spans the US, Europe, and Asia. Marc received his law degree from The University of Chicago and his Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science magna cum laude from the University of Southern California.

Corporate Advisor

Jeff Shon serves as COO and General Partner of REDDS Capital, an early stage venture capital fund focused on frontier technologies. He focuses on leading due diligence and fund operations, while serving as a key resource for portfolio company management teams. Jeff obtained his JD from the University of British Columbia, and possesses extensive corporate finance and public markets experience. In addition to his work in venture capital, Jeff also advises companies across sectors ranging from video games to emerging legaltech.

China Market Advisor

George Zhao is a veteran China strategist with over twenty years of experience building multiple bridges between the United States and China, facilitating several hundred millions of dollars in cross-border transactions and investments into industries including (but not limited to): artificial intelligence, big data, blockchain technologies, medical devices, life sciences, new media, entertainment, education, manufacturing, and real estate.

Technology Advisor

Dominic Holt is a CTO with experience leading everything from startups to Fortune 500 companies. He also serves as the CEO for harpoon Corp. Dominic is well versed in helping companies prepare for scale, growth and investment. He regularly executes technical diligence, technology selection, software architecture and mentoring as a Fractional CTO at Valerian Technology and works with many Companies, PE, and VC Firms on a global scale. Dominic has personally architected and led development efforts on numerous enterprise systems, including production systems in the US Navy, Air Force, and Intelligence Community. Previously, he worked for Lockheed Martin where he created and became the division head of Lockheed’s next generation skunkworks organization, which generated $1B+ in revenue annually. Dominic has also founded several startups and has been internationally recognized with an award for video game development.

Capital Markets Advisor

Beat Meier is Chairman & CEO of Dynamic Tree Asset Management AG, an independent  investment management firm, based in Switzerland, catering to high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth individuals and families.  Beat has over 25 years experience in the financial services industry.  Before co-founding Dynamic Tree Asset Management AG, he was responsible for managing and growing the wealth management business of UBS in the Prairies Region of Western Canada.  Prior to that, he was a Senior Private Wealth Advisor and a member of the UBS Key Client Group in Canada, which serves Ultra High Net Worth individuals and families (>$50 Million in investable assets).  Beat is a CFA charter holder and a member of the CFA Institute.  He is also a graduate of the Swiss Certified Banking Specialist program and has his designation as a Canadian Investment Manager (CIM).

Geoeconomics Advisor

Robert Koepp serves as Director of the Asia-Pacific Geoeconomics and Business Initiative and as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Strategy at the Argyros School of Business and Economics at Chapman University. Prior to these academic roles, he led the Corporate Network in Hong Kong for The Economist Group, a position in which he served as both a senior editor and chief economist. Rob has authored two full-length books, Betting on China: Chinese Stocks, American Stock Markets, and the Wagers on a New Dynamic in Global Capitalism and Clusters of Creativity: Enduring Lessons on Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Silicon Valley and Europe’s Silicon Fen. His prior work in global media also includes both entertainment as well as infotainment. Immediately prior to its acquisition by Disney, Rob was the Chief Representative in Asia for Marvel and was the English editor and translator of a best-selling Japanese manga biography on George Soros.

Rob has written a wide range of in-depth reports covering such topics as geopolitical shifts from Covid-19, disruptive technologies, digital economics, Big Data, China’s sports industry, China’s Belt and Road Initiative, Asian business trends, and comparative government technology industrial policies. He frequently appears on television and at public forums discussing global trends and how to interpret ongoing developments across the Asia-Pacific.

A graduate of Pomona College (where he was a Truman Scholar and Watson Fellow) with a degree in Asian Studies, Rob earned an MBA from the University of Cambridge. He is fluently literate in Chinese (Mandarin) and Japanese.

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