Meet Our Seoul Labs Team: Chisoo Woo

Every WeWork Labs location comes equipped with a feature no other space can replicate: the Labs Manager, your onsite super-connector whose job is to help you fulfill your destiny. Our Labs managers are just as diverse as the Labs and members they lead—a global team with various backgrounds, cultures, interests, and more. In this post, we’re learning a bit about Chisoo Woo.

Name: Chisoo Woo

Title: Labs Manager

Lab: Yeouido Station—Seoul, Korea

If you had to describe yourself in three words, what would they be?

Connector, Foodie, Reader.

What did you do before you joined WeWork Labs?

I was a director of a flower subscription start up. I sold tons of flowers to both B2C and B2B customers.

What do you like best about working with early-stage startups?

The privilege to feel the energy and passion of the entrepreneurs and their team who are eager to change the world.

What do you do when you’re not helping startups succeed?

Read books and articles. Meet/ network with people from diverse backgrounds (VCs, consultants, bankers, entrepreneurs, researchers, etc.)

What’s your superpower?

I am a great persuader.

Share a fun fact about yourself:

I am good at diet. I have experiences and know how in losing weight. (-9kg in 3 weeks!)

What are some good places to grab a bite to eat near your Lab?

Dami (34, Gukjegeumyung-ro 8-gil, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, Korea). Japanese-style fish griller. Serves fresh fish such as lightly-salted mackerel, mackerel pike, salmon and rockfish. One of the most popular restaurants in Yeoui-do area.

What are your favorite things to do near your Lab?

Jog or ride a bicycle around the Han River—the scenery is fantastic.

If I’m a tourist in your city, what do I have to see or experience before I leave?

Definitely picnic at the Han river.

What's your most important piece of advice for startups?

Be yourself. Endure and survive. Always focus on customers.

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