South Carolina’s premier organization dedicated to the advancement of innovation and technology.

InnoVision Awards Welcomes Back Longstanding Board Member

Doug KimInnoVision Awards announces the return of Attorney Doug Kim to our Board. Kim is the founder of the Kim, Lahey & Killough Law Firm who serves as a business advocate and long-time entrepreneurship and innovation promoter in South Carolina. He first joined the InnoVision Awards Board in 2005 and chaired our organization from 2008 – 2016.

As a former computer engineer, turned intellectual property attorney, and entrepreneur at heart, Kim has been assisting and promoting innovation since his arrival in South Carolina in 1998. He has a wealth of information to share with startups, early-stage, and multinational companies, bringing real-world and practical experience to InnoVision in its pursuit of highlighting and promoting innovation.

Kim’s network and long history of speaking at events across South Carolina hosted by outreach organizations such as i4Series, SC Tech, SCRA, NextGEN, SIMT, CURF, GVLStarts, and others, in collaboration with our Board, will help further the mission of InnoVision.

Kim also serves on the board of the SC Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics, is a member of the SC District Export Council, and chairs the Intellectual Property & Innovation Committee for the SC Bar Association.

Kim was recognized as one of the 50 Most Influential People in South Carolina for 2023 by SC Biz News Magazine, named Best Lawyers® Trademark Lawyer of The Year, Greenville (2022), and Best Lawyers® Patent Lawyer of The Year, Greenville (2019).

About InnoVision Awards

InnoVision Awards is South Carolina’s premier organization dedicated to the advancement of innovation and technology since 1999. It’s the only awards program of its kind – a grass roots, volunteer led non-profit made-up of businesses, organizations, universities, and individuals dedicated to finding innovation and technology in products, services, and education from across the state, and recognizing and honoring peers for achievements in their respective fields. InnoVision Awards is the mark of distinction for outstanding leadership, innovation, and technological excellence.


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