Heesuk Ricky Kang
Head of Business and Head of Economy at Naver Z Corp.


Heesuk Ricky Kang is the Head of Business and Head of Economy for ZEPETO at Naver Z Corp. He is responsible for business strategy, business development, partnerships and ZEPETO's virtual economy. Before joining Naver Z, Ricky co-founded and was Chief Operating Officer of a VR/AR/Web3 start-up called VREX Lab, which was acquired by Naver Z's parent company.

Ricky had also served as a peacekeeping policy officer at the Ministry of National Defense. He has a BS in Finance and an MS in CPA Accounting from New York University Stern School of Business.