Nancy Kim-Yun

Nancy Kim-Yun

Irvine, CA

Senior Vice President Ecosystems and Partnerships
NSS Partners

Nancy Kim-Yun serves as chief of staff for Childhood Cancer-Data Integration for Research, Education, Care and Clinical Trials (CC-DIRECT), a White House initiative under President Biden to reduce 50% of cancer deaths in 25 years. CC-DIRECT supports children, adolescents and young adults throughout their cancer journey, offering patient navigation support to families seeking information and optimal care. CC-DIRECT, a public-private partnership with over 22 participating organizations, works toward developing a patient-centered, standard, portable and shareable health record to facilitate care, research and clinical trial participation.

Previously as managing director of health ecosystems, Kim-Yun worked across the University of California-Irvine (UCI) health, research and operations enterprise, collaborating externally with the broader global health ecosystem to achieve a true digital transformation for health in a digital world. Her responsibilities at UCI included working with Beall Applied Innovation, the Henry Samueli School of Engineering, and the Donald Bren School of Information & Computer Sciences. Kim-Yun retired from the Boeing Company where she served in multiple executive positions. This included being the overall business leader for Integrated Shipboard Systems with profit and loss responsibility and serving as the business development and advanced systems leader for nine Boeing divisions with a revenue of more than $1 billion. Before Boeing, Kim-Yun was a strategy consultant for Fortune 200 companies. She is co-founder of Caravive, an automated ghost kitchen start-up, and Vertum Innovate, a hyper-local weather data start-up for corporate planning, logistics and customer service.

Kim-Yun serves on private and nonprofit boards, including the Southern California Society for Information Management and Help Me Grow. Her prior board service includes Rani Engineering (MN); Cloudify, Inc. (CA); Vertum Innovate, Inc. (CA); and as board president of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Anaheim and Cypress (CA). Kim-Yun received her MBA from the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) Anderson Graduate School of Management, and a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts from UCI (cum laude) in computer science and psychology.

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