Kevin Chou is the CEO of Forte, a new blockchain gaming project. Forte is founded by technology and gaming veterans from Kabam, GarageGames, Unity, Linden Labs, Twitch and Facebook. Forte has over 20 senior engineers and 40 total people working fulltime on the soon to be announced project.
Kevin is also the founder and Chairman of Gen.G, a new esports enterprise bridging Asia and North America. Gen.G is the parent company of Seoul Dynasty in the Over-watch League, as well as the 2017 League of Legends world champions Gen.G and the 2018 Battlegrounds world champions Gen.G Gold.
Previously, Kevin was CEO and co-founder of Kabam, the leader in developing midcore mobile games. Kevin led the company from business plan founding to over $400M in annual revenue. Kabam was profitable from 2012 until the sale of the company’s studios to Netmarble, 21st Century Fox, and GAEA, which in total generated nearly $1 billion in value.
Prior to founding Kabam, Kevin was a venture capitalist at the VC firm Canaan Partners.
Kevin Chou graduated magna cum laude from the UC Berkeley undergraduate Haas School of Business program. He serves on the Board at UC Berkeley.