Episode 90 A Totally Different Game – Scott Kim, CEO of Neofect
Scott is the CEO of NEOFECT USA, and one of the founders of its parent company, NEOFECT. The med tech company creates gamified rehabilitation solutions for patients recovering from or living with stroke, dementia, aer musculoskeletal and neurological conditions.
Scott wore several different hats before joining NEOFECT, including as a management consultant and a product manager in the software industry. Scott worked for mobile gaming companies such as GREE, Z2Live (which was acquired by King.com, a “Candy Crush” maker that was later acquired by Activision Blizzard) and 505 Games, and founded a couple of startups. NEOFECT went on an IPO in November 2018, currently traded on the KOSDAQ.
Scott was born with spinal bifida and has undergone surgery and understands the long process of rehabilitation. Spina bifida is a birth defect that occurs when the spine and spinal cord don’t form properly. It falls under the broader category of neural tube defects. His prior experience in the gaming software industry has also contributed to his ability to create the games and software.