Mostly cloudy early, then thunderstorms developing this afternoon. High 86F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%.. NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- BKCM LLC announced today that Derek Kim and Kevin Lu have been named Head of Research and Head of Systematic Strategies, respectively. BKCM is an independent investment firm specializing in cryptocurrency and blockchain-focused investment opportunity. "Crypto-blockchain technologies are an emerging global asset class that demands a combination of deep insight and strong execution—Derek and Kevin bring both," said Brian Kelly, founder and CEO of the firm.