Our Team Members


Experienced and Highly Motivated Management Team

Zac Kwon
CEO, EDC & Wonder Code
Professional experience

CEO of EDC and Wonder Code

Joined EDC as a learning center principal in 2018

Experienced in Private Equity invested company as a previous Director of Operations at Rise Education, a Bain Capital portfolio company

Held multiple senior positions at leading education institutions including T-IME Education and Chungdahm Learning


BA from University of Sydney

Kono Kazunari
Hon. Vice Chairman - Japan
Professional experience

Previously Associate Professor at Keio University, School of Media and Governance

Held senior positions at multiple Japan based venture / growth equity funds

Distinguished career in investment banking for over 30 years, held senior positions at Salomon Brothers, Citi Asset Management in both Tokyo and New York


BA in Economics from Keio University

Lily Yang
Managing Director - China
Professional experience

Seasoned professional with ~10 years of experiences in business development, marketing, and account management

Previously Managing Director of Marketing at US-based educational robotic company, Wonder Workshop, with a successful track-record of new market entry and expansion

Previously Senior Account Manager at one of the largest PR firms in China covering Eastern Asia regional accounts


MSc from Peking University

Board Members and Senior Advisors

Anthony Chan
Professional experience

CEO of Isola Capital, a leading family office asset management platform. Previously held investment banking positions at Credit Suisse, Citigroup and Lehman Brothers Asia. Extensive experience across the Asia Pacific region in corporate finance, private equity and venture capital with broad investment expertise across consumer, education, food safety, industrial, and technology sectors.

Co-Chair of Cyberport Investors Network Growth Portfolio Sub-Committee, a member of the Limited Partners Committee, Family Office Committee and Wine Committee of HKVCA, a member of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce Taxation Committee and YEC Executive Committee.


B. Com from The University of Sydney
LLB (Hons) from The University of Sydney Law School
Graduate from College of Law (Sydney) and Financial Engineering Program of Stanford University
Completed Stanford Executive Institute
Completed "Python for Managers" online program with Columbia Business School (Executive Education)

Suk Whan Chang
Professional experience

Non-Executive Chairman of EDC, Regional Chair of MIT Educaiton Counsellors, previously CEO of Idea Bridge Capital and CEO of ID Venture. Held Senior positions with international financial organizations in banking and PE and VC including SBC Warburg and Soros Consultants.


MBA from Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
BA from Massachusetts Institute of Technology

David Kedwards
Professional experience

CEO of Wall Street English, Chairman at Learning Labs, previously Director of Bright Horizons UK, held senior position at KinderCare Learning Centers. Extensive education industry experience and a track record of working with portfolio companies backed by leading private equity firms including the Carlyle Group, Advent International, Baring Private Equity Asia, and CITIC Capital.


MBA from Bradford University of Management
BA from University of Lancaster

Dr Chan Jean Lee
Professional experience

Associate Professor in Marketing at College of Business of Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) since 2012; Ewon Assistant Professor at  KAIST for 2012-2014; Dean’s Dissertation Fellowship at Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley for 2011; Previously Associate Researcher for Samsung Electronics and Google.

Experienced education and marketing industry expert with over 10 years of experiences in collaborations among business and higher education. Expert in researching the role of emotion in judgment and decision making, the role of interpersonal relationship in judgment and decision making and heuristics and biases.


PhD (Marketing) from Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
MS from UC Berkeley
MA Seoul National University
BA from Seoul National University

David Zhang
Professional experience

Managing Director of Isola Capital, previously Assistant to the Chairman of Shanghai Pengxin Group, held senior investment banking roles at Nomura, Lehman Brothers, CSFB and Citigroup.

Extensive international public and private company investment, as well as investment banking experience with broad investment experience across consumer and retail, healthcare, diversified industrials, renewable energy, financial institutions and fintech and TMT sectors.


BC from University of NSW

Frank Wong
Professional experience

President of Scholastic Asia, previously Managing Director of PepsiCo Foods China and Nabisco China, held senior positions at Colgate Palmolive in New York. Successfully built the business of Scholastic in Asia Pacific region in 9 countries including China, India, Singapore, Korea, Japan, etc. Instrumental in delivering c.200 kindergartens in China with 3,000+ employees in Asia Pacific.


MPA from Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University
MPA from Columbia University
BA from George Washington University