Ted Jeong, DM

Position: Chief Financial Officer

Dr. Ted (Tae Heum) Jeong has more than 20 years of experience as a venture capitalist and a financial executive. He is a Managing Partner at Kensington-SV Global Innovations LP, a growth-stage investment firm which he co-founded in 2018. Before becoming CFO of Clene, Dr. Jeong was CFO of Rexahn Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: REXN), an oncology and CNS-focused biopharmaceutical company, from 2002 to 2018, where he completed equity financings totaling more than $170 million and was also responsible for forming strategic alliances and executing license deals in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. From 1997 to 2002, he served as the Senior Investment Manager at Hyundai Venture Investment Corporation, a subsidiary of the Hyundai Motors conglomerate and one of the largest venture capital firms in South Korea, where he operated two of the first healthcare venture capital funds in Korea. From 2019 to 2021, he also served on the board of directors of Neurobo Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: NRBO), where he was chair of the audit committee. Dr. Jeong received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees of science in chemistry from Pohang University of Science & Technology. He also holds a master of science in finance degree from Johns Hopkins University, and a doctorate of management from the University of Maryland.