Theo Kwon

El Segundo, United States of America


Theo Kwon is a Partner and the Chief Operating Officer of Apollo Aligned Alternatives (AAA) responsible for overseeing AAA’s strategic growth and execution plans. Prior to joining AAA in 2023, Mr. Kwon was a member of Apollo’s Private Equity Group since 2015.


Prior thereto, Mr. Kwon was a Vice President at Angelo, Gordon & Co., a member of the Private Equity Group at Weston Presidio and the Mergers & Acquisitions group at Citigroup. 


Mr. Kwon also serves on the boards of directors of (i) Apollo Education, a global education platform, (ii) University of Phoenix, a leading online university for working adult students, and (iii) Vanta Education, a collection of premier higher education schools located in various international markets. Mr. Kwon also previously served on the board of directors of (i) The Fresh Market, a specialty grocery business with 160 stores located predominantly in the Southeastern U.S, and (ii) TegraGlobal, a sportswear apparel manufacturer in the Western Hemisphere.


Mr. Kwon graduated with a BS in Economics and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.