About the CEO & President
CEO & President, KJ Kim came to Canada alone as a student in 1968 at the age of 18 and completed studies in Electronics Engineering. One of his early successes was an establishment of a global business enterprise in Silicon Valley, CA, USA in 1987. His company designed and produced one of the first Intel based 386PC motherboards that were used by numerous manufacturers of personal computers worldwide.
Since then he has had various successful Canadian businesses including ownership of;
Seycove Marina (1989), Capilano Village Shopping Plaza (2002) in North Vancouver, BC
Heritage Valley Resort (2006), a corporate retreat in Sumas Mountain, Abbotsford, BC
SMK Farm and Herbal Research (2008) in Surrey,BC, used as a functional crop research & Incubation center
NBTUS Technology Inc. (2012), a start up company in the field for web & app application creation, in pursuit of his old passion and success in Silicon Valley and JJ Web Authentication Ltd. for app product launches.
KJ Kim has a passion for enhancing the quality of life on retiring seniors and interested in creating sustainable retirement Micro Villages based on the agricultural co-operative model. To make this project from concept to reality, SMK Farm is carrying out R & D for identifying high valued “Health & Wellness promoting” functional crops that can be readily marketable and for building pilot facilities to produce them in the most cost effective way. Once completed, the knowledge will be given to the Micro Villages for them to produce and SMK group will be purchase their products making the Village sustainable.