KES Inc. CEO John Yi invited to speak in Panel Discussion on Employee Ownership for Conscious Capitalism at UC San Diego

Company Contact: Erica Tofson
VP of Human Resources and Administrative Operations
KES, Incorporated
(858) 292-0922 ext.217

SAN DIEGO, CA – KES Inc. ( Founder and CEO, John Yi, was invited to participate in a panel discussion on Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) at the Rady School of Management at UCSD. The event will take place on April 10, 2018 from 5:30-7:30PM and will be hosted at Otterson Hall in UC San Diego. The event is hosted by The Beyster Institute at the Rady School of Management at UCSD for Conscious Capitalism San Diego (

Mr. Yi has been a strong advocate for employee ownership, believing that empowering individual employee-owners to be successful fosters a culture of innovation and personal investment within the organization. “I’m excited to speak in the panel discussion,” said Mr. Yi. “I hope my experiences with turning KES into an employee owned company will be insightful to other business leaders thinking about doing the same.”

The panel discussion is open to both members and non-members of Conscious Capitalism San Diego. More information and registration can be found at

About Conscious Capitalism

Conscious Capitalism San Diego is a chapter of Conscious Capitalism Inc, a global movement co-founded by John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods Market and Raj Sisodia PhD, renowned author and business leader. Conscious Capitalism is a way of thinking about capitalism and business that better reflects where we are in the human journey, the state of our world today, and the innate potential of business to make a positive impact on the world. (

About KES Incorporated

Koam Engineering Systems Inc., is a minority owned small business with highly qualified staff specializing in technology innovation and systems integration by combining innovative products and reliable engineering services. Founded in 1994 and headquartered in San Diego, California, KES has in-depth experience and knowledge and a dedicated team of professionals. The company provides services in systems engineering & technical assistance, requirements analysis, software design & development, systems integration & testing, independent verification & validation, and operational & logistic support. For further information on KES, please visit (