OC Kim has been our President and a director since September 2003. Prior to joining Franklin Wireless, Mr. Kim was the CEO and President of Accetio Inc., a company he founded in April 2001 that developed cell phones and modules for the telecommunications industry. In September 2003, Accetio Inc. merged with Franklin Telecommunications Corp. and was renamed Franklin Wireless. Prior to this, Mr. Kim was the Chief Operating Officer of Axesstel Inc., a pioneering developer of CDMA Wireless Local Loop Products. Before joining Axesstel, he was the president of the U.S. sales office for Kolon Data Communications Co., Ltd., one of Korea’s most prominent technology conglomerates. While at Kolon Data Communications, Mr. Kim helped introduce the first generation of CDMA phones to the Korean market through his work with Qualcomm Personal Electronics (QPE), a joint venture between Qualcomm Incorporated and Sony Electronics Inc. Mr. Kim began his career at Lucky Goldstar (LG) Electronics. He has more than 23 years of experience in sales, marketing, and operations management in the telecommunications and information systems industries. He earned a B.A. from Sogang University in Korea.
Chief Operating Officer
David Lee has been the Franklin Wireless’ Chief Operating Officer since 2008. Mr. Lee has 17 years of upper level management experience in telecommunications, including experience in the cellular telephone business in the U.S. and South America. In addition, he is in charge of global carrier business in Franklin Wireless. Prior to joining the Company, he served as Director of Sales and Marketing for RMG Wireless. Mr. Lee graduated with a B.A. degree in accounting from Bradley University.
Chief Financial Officer
Prior to joining Franklin Wireless in 2009, Mr. Walker held senior financial management positions at Qualcomm, MP3.com, Peregrine Systems and Intercasting Corporation. He oversees Franklin’s finance and accounting functions as well as the company’s legal affairs, investor relations and public relations. He earned a B.A. degree in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara and an M.B.A. degree from the University of San Diego.