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USIA President & Founder YoungHoon Kim

YoungHoon Kim is the President & Founder of the United Sigma Intelligence Association (USIA).


◆ Leadership

In the activities of think tank organizations, YoungHoon Kim is the President & Founder of the United Sigma Intelligence Association (USIA) partnered with Artificial Emotional Intelligence Research Center of Yonsei University; Director of the United Intelligence Research Institute of USIA; Steering Committee Member and Senior Global Strategy Advisor at the Complex Biological Systems Alliance registered in the United States; Advisor of the Biotech/Medical Board at the Lifeboat Foundation registered in the United States; Former Education Committee Member of Mensa, the largest and oldest high-IQ society in the world.

◆ Mind Sports

In the mind sports field, he is the world's first intelligence specialist advisor at the World Mind Sports Council, World Memory Championships, World Speed-Reading Championship, and World Mind Mapping Championship; He was the first South Korean arbiter at the World Memory Championships and Asia Pacific Memory Championships.

◆ Intelligence

In the human intellectual networks, he is the current highest IQ record holder certified by Korea Record Institute, World Genius Directory, Global Genius Registry, Esoteriq Society, GIGA Society (IQ 276, SD24). With perfect scores on various experimental high range intelligence tests, he is Lifetime Member of the Mega Society which was the only one listed in Guinness World Records in history (also having full memberships from Mensa to GIGA Society as 1st ranked member of high intelligence). In 2024, he was reported as number one in the world among the 50 people with the highest IQ in a Top American magazine, Reader’s Digest.

◆ Education & Research

He studied academic degrees in psychology, neuroscience, linguistics, sociology, philosophy, and theology (Non-denominational) at King's College London Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, University of London, Korea University, and Yonsei University. Currently, as a research partnership advisor, he is collaborating with the research lab and center at the University of Cambridge and Yale University.


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