Ricardo Hong

ADVANCED ALGAE COO

Prior to joining Advanced Algae in 2013, Ricardo Hong worked as the Harbor Area Director for the Office of Mayor of Los Angeles, Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa. In that capacity, Mr. Hong assisted the Mayor in fulfilling his vision to make Los Angeles the cleanest, greenest and safest big city in America.


Prior to that, Mr. Hong worked at World Impact as the Staff Lead of the Westlake and South Park communities. There, he led the effort to establish programs for underserved families and the homeless.

Mr. Hong was born in Korea and raised in Brazil. He came to the US in junior high school as a foreign student. Mr. Hong graduated from Boston University with a degree in Political Science. He and his wife have two sons.