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So-Ang Park

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+49 30 32 79 55 24

Based in Berlin, So-Ang leads Egon Zehnder’s Global Gaming team and belongs to the Digital, Technology & Communications Practice. He is also a core member of the Firm’s Legal, Regulatory & Compliance Practice. In addition to executive search, So-Ang consults on a wide range of leadership advisory topics including DEI, culture transformation, leadership assessment and development.

What makes this job most rewarding is the deep human connections I achieve with clients. I strive to listen carefully and challenge them to think outside of the box and unlock their full potential.

Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, So-Ang was a Counsel and Deputy Head of the New York office of the European law firm Noerr, focusing on venture capital and private equity transactions, mainly for clients in the digital and tech sector. So-Ang is also a co-founder and board member of Biomagnetik Park, a medtech company focusing on cardiac diagnosis.

So-Ang received law degrees from the University of Cologne and the Higher Regional Court of Berlin-Brandenburg. He subsequently earned an LL.M. from Columbia Law School in New York before completing his PhD in intellectual property law at the University of Cologne. So-Ang is a certified business-coach and speaks fluent German, English and Korean. Outside work he keeps his Playstation 5 close to him, is a trained yoga teacher and committed meditator, an avid fan of opera and ballet, and passionate about both classical and electronic music.

So-Ang Park ist Berater im Berliner Büro von Egon Zehnder und leitet das Global Gaming Team. Er gehört der Praxisgruppe Digital, Technology & Communications an und ist zudem als Kernmitglied im Bereich Legal, Regulatory & Compliance aktiv. Neben der Suche nach Führungspersönlichkeiten bietet So-Ang Park Management Appraisals und Leadership-Beratungsleistungen mit einem besonderen Fokus auf Themen wie DEI, Kulturtransformation und Organisationsgestaltung an.

Vor seiner Zeit bei uns war So-Ang Park Anwalt und stellvertretender Leiter des New Yorker Büros von Noerr LLP. Dort betreute er für Klienten aus der Tech- und Digitalbranche vor allem Risiko- und Privatkapitaltransaktionen. So-Ang Park ist zudem Mitgründer und Beiratsmitglied der Medizintechnikfirma Biomagnetik Park.

So-Ang Park hat an der Columbia University in New York sowie an der Universität Köln studiert und seine Promotion über Fragen des geistigen Eigentums verfasst. Er hat diverse Publikationen zu juristischen Fragen verfasst. Seine Laufbahn umfasste Stationen beim deutschen Außenministerium sowie am deutschen Generalkonsulat in Hongkong. So-Ang Park ist zertifizierter Business-Coach, ausgebildeter Yogalehrer, leidenschaftlicher Opern- und Ballettgänger sowie Fan von elektronischer wie klassischer Musik – seine Playstation 5 ist immer in seiner Nähe zu finden.

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