Arum Kang

Founder and CEO, Coffee Meets Bagel
314: Building a Company and the Role of Mobile

After completing her BSE in Marketing at the University of Pennsylvania, Arum Kang focused on delighting customers in the consumer product space. She has worked with a variety of companies including Lord and Taylor, Avon, and Amazon. After earning her MBA degree from Harvard Business School, Ms. Kang co-founded Coffee Meets Bagel with sisters Soo and Dawoon.

As CEO, Ms. Kang creates and executes the vision of Coffee Meets Bagel, now available around the world. Over the past three years, she has built a team that shares her passion for bringing people together. Her overarching goal is to always make sure that the users' needs are heard and that Coffee Meets Bagel is providing the best product experience. In addition to her day-to-day work, Ms. Kang has given many talks about the intersection of dating and technology in the startup scene, including a TEDx talk on "Redefining Normal."