30 Under 30 — Forbes
Brian Wong is the co-founder and CEO of Kiip (pronounced “keep”), a mobile monetization network. Backed by Relay Ventures, Interpublic Group, Hummer Winblad, True Ventures, Digital Garage, Amex and others, the company has raised $15.4 million in funding to date.
Kiip has been named one of the world’s 50 Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company, listed by Forbes as one of the 4 Hot Online Ad Companies to Put on Your Watch List and included on the Dow Jones FasTech50 List. After skipping four K-12 grades, Brian received his Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia at age 18, and shortly after became one of the youngest people to ever receive venture capital funding.
He has been recognized with many awards for his accomplishments and leadership, including: Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in 2011, 2012 and 2014; the Top 20 Under 20 awards for all of Canada; Business Insider’s Top 25 Under 25 in Silicon Valley, 30 Under 30 in Advertising and 18 Most Important People in Mobile Advertising; Mashable’s Top 5 Entrepreneurs to Watch; iMedia 25; One ofAdWeek’s Seven Would-be Mobile Titans; IMPACT13's Innovator of the Year and the AdAge CreativityTop 50. He was also featured on the cover of Entrepreneur Magazine in September 2014.
Before starting Kiip, Brian led key publisher and tech partnerships at the social news website Digg.com, where he accelerated the company’s mobile presence by launching the Digg Android mobile app.
Brian tailors each presentation to the needs of his audience and is not limited to the topics we have listed below. These are subjects that have proven valuable to customers in the past and are meant only to suggest his range and interests.
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The future of mobile: gaming, advertising, and more
Defining the new generation of interaction
Happiness is the new currency
Measuring happiness through data
New insights into human interaction
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