Silas Kim

Director of Operations

New Jersey Location
As Director of Operations at Shockwave, Silas works to keep everything moving smoothly for clients, taking charge on major projects to drive up profit margins, cut wasted time, and accomplish key projects.


Silas spent most of his career as a technical recruiter in IT, engineering, clinical research, and digital marketing / web development for pharmaceutical companies.

As the sole in-house recruiter at a digital marketing agency, he helped double headcount and reduced turnover from 55% in the first year to 33% in the second year and 22% in the third year leading to an acquisition in 2020.

Silas staffed up teams across project management, account management, SEO/SEM, UX/creative, web development. He was responsible for hiring full-time employees & freelancers, from entry-level to director level.

Silas spent two years starting and growing a six figure virtual assistant staffing agency before transitioning to a full time operations role with Shockwave Solutions.


– I live in New Jersey with my amazing wife, Javi, an overnight labor and delivery nurse.

– I play men’s rugby and in May, we went to the national championship. We came in second…

– I love to longboard down hills and slide.

– I like to capture moments using my DSLR, 360 camera, and drone.