Kong is a highly experienced executive search professional with a proven track record of placing senior leaders across Greater China and the Asia Pacific region. As a Managing Director at Global Sage and the Head of Technology and Industrial Markets, based out of the firm’s Hong Kong office, Kong brings over 25 years of experience in executive search and leadership consulting. He has worked extensively with clients looking to transform, whether a start-up, turn-around, or new market entry, and is both a business partner and a world-class recruiter.
Kong’s expertise lies in recruiting C-level executives and senior management across various functions in the complex emerging market of China. He has a demonstrated track record of building out management teams for Tech start-ups across APAC and Europe. In addition, Kong advises on executive hiring and retention strategy, employer branding, talent mapping, succession planning, and market intelligence. Prior to joining Global Sage, Kong held leadership positions in two other top global executive search firms and led the creation of the Technology practice at Korn Ferry.
Kong holds a BSc. (Hons) in Business & Engineering Management from the University of Hertfordshire in the UK. Before entering the executive search field, Kong held marketing and sales management positions in the UK with Motorola and Bass Breweries. This background has equipped him with a wealth of knowledge and experience in both the business and engineering aspects of management, enabling him to provide robust and nuanced guidance to clients.