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Based in Berlin, So-Ang Park belongs to Egon Zehnder’s Digital, Technology & Communications practice and is a core member of Egon Zehnder’s global gaming task force. He is a respected advisor to clients across industries, helping them fill top leadership positions. So-Ang is also active in the Firm’s Legal, Regulatory & Compliance practice. In addition to executive search, he provides management appraisals and leadership consulting.

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 Noerr LLP law firm, focusing on venture capital and private equity transactions as well as M&A, mainly for clients in the digital, tech, and media sectors. He also advised U.S. clients entering the European Union. So-Ang also spent 14 years at Biomagnetik Park, a medtech company, as a consultant and then as an Advisory Board member responsible for business development, investor relations, and legal matters.

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 speaks fluent German, English and Korean. Outside work, he is a certified 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 gehört der Technology & Communications und der Consumer Praxisgruppe an. Sein Fokus liegt auf den Bereichen Digital, Media, Entertainment & Sports sowie Legal, Regulatory & Compliance.

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 Media-, Tech- und Digitalbranche vor allem M&A-Prozesse sowie Risiko- und Privatkapitaltransaktionen und begleitete US-Mandanten auf ihrem Weg in den europäischen Markt. Als Berater und Beiratsmitglied der Medizintechnikfirma Biomagnetik Park verantwortete der promovierte Jurist 14 Jahre lang Themen wie Geschäftsentwicklung, Investor Relations und juristische Fragen.

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 ausgebildeter Yogalehrer, leidenschaftlicher Opern- und Ballettgänger sowie Fan von elektronischer wie klassischer Musik.

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