Janet Kang

Senior Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Janet is an entrepreneurial-minded strategist with a history of driving value creation strategies for global businesses. Passionate about transforming ideation into execution, Janet takes a hands-on approach to guiding teams through all aspects of venture building and developing customer-focused solutions. 

Prior to joining Mach49, she led a global team at Shorelight Education that launched a cutting-edge online education delivery platform. She also served as a Manager in PwC’s M&A Advisory, where she contributed to several high-profile projects exceeding $1B in deal value. Most recently, she co-founded XR Terra, an AR and VR startup that was acquired by the Glimpse Group, Inc. 

Having been born in South Korea and spent significant time in Myanmar, Malaysia, China, and India, Janet’s multicultural lens offers a unique advantage for teams she mentors. She holds a BA from Middlebury College and an MBA from Boston University. In her free time, she enjoys traveling with her family, exploring New England hiking trails, and trying immersive experiences in virtual reality.

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