Joy (Lee Jin-soo)
Co-CEO of Kakao Entertainment
Known as a trailblazer across the mobile content industry for his entrepreneurial spirit and for pioneering a new model of content monetization, Joy was the founder and former CEO of KakaoPage, formerly Podotree, and developed the “Wait-or-pay” business model now adopted by many platforms across the mobile content industry. Under his leadership, KakaoPage led the growth of Korea’s web story industry with innovative monetization and an ecosystem that focused on creators. Prior to founding KakaoPage in 2010, Joy excelled in numerous roles within the tech sector, primarily focusing on marketing and corporate strategy. He has held senior management positions at major South Korean tech companies including NHN Corp. and Freechal.