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October 24, 2023

Kiswe Co-Founder Jeong Kim Awarded with the National Medal of Technology and Innovation

Esteemed businessman and entrepreneur receives honor granted by the President of the United States to American inventors and innovators who have made significant contributions to the development of technology.

Kiswe Co-Founder Jeong Kim Awarded with the National Medal of Technology and Innovation

Esteemed businessman and entrepreneur receives honor granted by the President of the United States to American inventors and innovators who have made significant contributions to the development of technology.

New Providence, NEW JERSEY (OCT 24, 2023) – Today, Dr. Jeong H. Kim, co-founder and chairman of Kiswe - a tech company focusing on interactive video for live events - was awarded the National Medal of Technology and Innovation (NMTI). NMTI is the nation’s highest honor for technological achievement bestowed by the President of the United States.

The Medal recognizes those who have made lasting contributions to America's competitiveness, standard of living, and quality of life through technological innovation, and to recognize those who have made substantial contributions to strengthening the nation's technological workforce. By highlighting the national importance of technological innovation, the award is also meant to help inspire future generations of Americans to prepare for and pursue technical careers to keep America at the forefront of global technology and economic leadership.

Dr. Kim has a passion for and thrives on addressing tough technical challenges. His background ranges from being a CEO of a high technology start-up to senior executive of a Fortune 500 corporation. In addition to his role as chairman of Kiswe, he currently serves on the boards of Samsung Electronics and the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI). Prior to founding Kiswe, he was the 11th president of Bell Labs, the communication industry’s most heralded research organization. He is a minority owner of Monumental Sports & Entertainment group. 

“I am so delighted and honored to be recognized as an NMTI Laureate,” said Dr. Jeong H. Kim. “The NMTI is a testament to hard work and dedication, and to the importance of technological innovation in driving economic growth and improving people's lives. I am grateful for the opportunities I’ve had in my career to make an impact, and I look forward to continuing to work on cutting-edge technologies that will benefit society. To be included with such an amazing group of individuals is truly an honor.” 

Dr. Kim is also a recipient of France's highest honor - legion d'honneur - and a member of the National Academy of Engineering.

About Kiswe 

Kiswe is an award-winning technology company that helps partners fully monetize their content. Trusted by the world’s biggest entertainment and sports brands, Kiswe allows customers to seamlessly customize content for specific audiences, distribute content live or on-demand to their audience with branded ticketing and event websites, and create interactive direct to fan experiences.

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