Keith Ng

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Keith Ng

Co-founder of Gametize

Languages:
english,
Topics:
Management, User Experience , Product Development , Employee Engagement , Community Management , HR Tech , Enterprise Software , Positive Psychology ,
Industries:
Business Development, Tech Startups, Information and Communications Technology (ICT), Software Solutions,

Joker

Won funding on reality TV for Gametize just before it went bankrupt.

Former compulsive gamer who today creates incredible gamified experiences. 🧩

A panelist/speaker in 10 world’s metropoles so far who still hopes to land a talk on Boracay, Goa or Ibiza one day.

Loves to solve Rubik’s cube, even though he struggles immensely with it. 🕹️

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What other says

“Keith is one of the most enthusiastic and motivated founders that I have come across. Extremely passionate about Gamification, including what it could do for the enterprise world. I strongly believe that he will go far with his conquest to build a strong company to last and to achieve the results that he is looking for.

Looking to increase engagement with your stakeholders? Keith is the man to call.”

– Prakash Somosundram / Head Of Investor Relations at Novitee Pte Ltd –

“Keith is a true ecosystem builder. His dedication to help companies grow in the SaaS field, creating a fantastic team and delivering value with his technology stands out from the crowd. Keith leads the market with his technology, helping businesses in the region become innovative using gamification. If you every get a change to work with Keith, or even just pick his brain over coffee you are lucky. He has a wealth of knowledge to share, immense value to add and a big heart.”

– Ayla Kremb / Ecosystem Manager at Refinitiv –

“The Force Is Strong With This One. Every time I meet Keith, I get a glimpse of the future and what an inspiring, exciting place it is. He has helped me understand gamification through a “human” lens, and removed my initial apprehension about technology and gadgets. His authenticity, work ethic, resilience, determination to succeed as an entrepreneur to put Singapore on the world map makes him an ideal role model for all leaders – not only millennials. I look forward to partnering with Keith to transform the world of HR into a fun and engaging place.”

– Joanna Yeoh / Talent Solutions for Start-Ups –

 

Short Bio

Keith Ng is an absolute genius for the gamification process. He co-founded  Gametize, a gamification platform to motivate behaviors through challenges and rewards such as in recruitment, learning & development, marketing and  community advocacy.

The proof of how incredible Gametize is, lies in the fact that it won funding in a reality TV show Angel’s gate, the People’s Vote in IBM’s Asean Smartcamp in 2013, and found its place on the list of the 20 hottest startups in Singapore in 2105 published by the Singapore Business Review. Today, the platform is powering fun for more than 300,000 users totaling over 15 million challenge completion.

And we are not finished yet.

Our Singapore-based mentor was nominated as one of the most influential people in gamification globally by Gamification Summit in 2014, as well as one of the top 100 gamification innovators/consultants by Sparkah.

Aside from designing  Gametize’s gamification frameworks, Keith also speaks on this topic globally, including Gamification Summit in San Francisco, HR Congress in Manila, and Loyalty Summit, in Mumbai.

He is very passionate  about using game thinking and positive psychology to solve engagement problems, and designing extremely simple user experience for people to get hooked. Motivation theories intrigue him as much as learning about artificial intelligence and scaling methodologies.

This coding wiz started to code when he was only 12 which was crowned with a development and selling of a MLM CRM software for a healthcare clients, which is still in use 18 years later, at the age of 18 before his military drafting.

He then completed his BBM in Finance and BSc in Information Systems on a DFS Scholarship in Singapore Management University, ending his final semester on exchange in Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium studying arts and the Flemish language.

Aside from his deep love for gamification and the company, Keith lives for his Tuesday evening futsal games and nurtures passion towards draft beer. If you are lucky, you might even catch him beertending and washing glasses at a beer shop once a week in Chinatown Food Complex.

 

Certifications / Achievements / Publications

  • BBM in Finance from the Singapore Management University
  • BSc in Information Systems Management from the Singapore Management University
  • Gametize was one of the 20 hottest startups in Singapore in 2015 according to Singapore Business Review
  • Named as one of top 100 gamification innovators/consultants by Sparkah
  • Nominated as one of the most influential people in gamification globally by Gamification Summit in 2014

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