Most Influential 2021: Do Kwon


The son of a pharmaceutical and medical tools distributor, Kwon grew up touring the world. He was a “nerd,” as a young person, however “not nerdy,” he mentioned. He favored studying, particularly theoretical works, however didn’t get to “The Fountainhead” or “Atlas Shrugged” till school, when he roomed with the president of the Ayn Rand Society. He’s good. He takes cues from different Silicon Valley visionaries, and largely wears black t-shirts. After 5 years at Stanford, he took a software program engineering job at Microsoft. He shortly received bored.