Dae B. Kim is the Consul at the U.S. Consulate in Busan, Korea. His prior diplomatic assignments include Public Affairs Officer in Vladivostok, Russia; Management Officer in Peshawar, Pakistan; Consular Officer in Beirut, Lebanon; Political Officer in Tokyo, Japan; and Assistant Cultural Affairs Officer, Assistant General Services Officer and Consular Officer in Seoul, Korea.
Prior to joining the United States Foreign Service, Consul Kim held management positions in international sales and marketing at six high-tech companies in Silicon Valley, California.
Consul Kim was born in Seoul, Korea. Since immigrating to the U.S. in 1974, he attended elementary, middle and high school in Arlington, Virginia. He has a B.S. in psychology from Duke University and MBA in International Management from Thunderbird School of Global Management. He speaks English, Korean, Japanese and Russian. He has two grown children.