So-Young Kang

So-Young Kang

Founder & Chief Energizer of Gnowbe

So-Young Kang is Founder and CEO of Gnowbe, the first mobile 1st learn-by-doing platform that re-teaches how to teach and empowers a new way of learning. She is a serial entrepreneur having also founded Awaken Group, a multi-disciplinary Transformation Design firm. She was nominated by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader. She is an author, Huffington Post blogger, TEDx speaker, Harvard Business School grad and former McKinsey consultant.

Topic: Humanizing Technology for Good
The need for the social sector to embrace technology is not new. So why isn’t it happening fast enough when the impact can be so huge? We know that technology can exponentially grow the impact of our social missions so what’s taking us so long? Technology companies say that they want to improve the world but why aren’t more focused on social impact? So-Young will share about what’s needed to bridge this perceived divide between social and digital and provide potential solutions to consider so that we can start humanizing tech for good.