Sukone Hong, founder and CEO of braille smartwatch company Paradox Computers.
Paradox Computers
Young Success

This 17-year-old Korean CEO made $1 million in sales this year. Now he's onto his next venture


At just 17 years old, Sukone Hong has realized his entrepreneurial dream by building not one but two businesses.

The first, a South Korean fashion brand of which he is CEO, has made over $1 million in sales this year and won the recognition of Harvard University. The second, a braille smartwatch for the visually impaired, has advanced orders in the thousands.

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