USIA President YoungHoon Kim


YoungHoon Kim (김영훈) is the President & Executive Director of the United Sigma Intelligence Association. 

Mr. Kim is a Full Member of the Rotary International. Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves.

Mr. Kim is a Full Member of the Mega Society, for which The Guinness Book of World Records once stated that Mega Society is the most High IQ Society with percentiles of 99.9999 or one-in-a-million required for admission. He is also a full member of Olympiq Society, Omega Society, Glia Society, Triple Nine Society, and Mensa.

Mr. Kim studied academic degrees in Philosophy, Sociology, and Theology (Religious Pluralism) at the top universities in South Korea, Korea University and Yonsei University, respectively, with a post-secondary degree from the UK, after studied a degree in Instrumental Music (piano) at a university college of music, South Korea.

He is an Advisory Board Member, working with Ray Kurzweil, Dr. Damiss Hassabis, Dr. Stephen Wolfram, Dr. Daniel Dennett, Nobel Laureate Eric S. Maskin, and Nobel Laureate Daniel Kahneman at the Lifeboat Foundation, nonprofit nongovernmental organization dedicated to encouraging scientific advancements while helping humanity survive existential risks and possible misuse of increasingly powerful technologies, including genetic engineering, nanotechnology, and robotics/AI, as we move towards the Singularity.

He is a Honorary Fellow (FWAMS) of the World Academy of Medical Sciences, which administers an international convergence of Medicine generating better cooperation and attunement with medical faculties, medical schools, hospitals, medical institutions, medical research centers and laboratories, and medical, biomedical and pharmaceutical enterprises, institutions and associations.

He is a Honorary Member, working with Dr. Aubrey de Grey, of the International Longevity Alliance, which promotes the social struggle against the deteriorative aging process and for healthy and productive longevity for all, through scientific research, technological development, medical treatment, public health and education measures, and social activism.

He is a Honorary Member, working with Harvard Medical School’s Senior Consultant Dr. Tom Chittenden, of the Complex Biological System Alliance, a global research consortium investigating fundamental questions in biology and medicine. The Alliance is a unique, independent non-profit 501(c)(3) platform for advanced scientific discourse and discovery.

He is the Advisory Board Member (formerly, Strategic Officer) at the Korea Memory Sports Association, which was founded by the International Memory Master (IMM) Gyewon Jeong.

He was the South Korean Grader (voluntary arbiter) at the World Memory Championships and 1st Asia Memory Championships (2015 in HongKong organized by Andy Fong) where YoungHoon Kim marked the papers of the first South Koreans accomplished the title Memory Master.

He wrote a Mystery Novel and won the prize titled as Award Winning Writer by one of the largest book platform One Store Co. in South Korea.

YoungHoon Kim is presented on SBS (South Korea TV) and discusses about his intelligence and presents some of his special skill. YoungHoon performed memorizing random poker cards of 2 packs in a few minutes and speaks about his personal life story having been handled as a gifted.