Victor KUNG   龚宗庭

Tandem Design, llc


To apply the knowledge I learned into my practice, I founded my own Internet company Tandem Designs. My goal is to help kickstarters and professionals build the most efficient and characteristic websites.

What was your first job, and how did it shape your life?

During my senior year in high school, through my teacher’s recommendation, I worked for the best-selling city magazine in Shanghai, Time Out, as an editor and journalist. From famous soccer player to DJ, I met people from different fields. I got the sense of various opportunities and possibilities in life.

What books are currently on your bedside table?

Cash Flow for Freelancers by Diana Huff
Design is a Job by Mike Monteiro

What was the last gift you received?

The love and support from my family. This is where I got the courage to chase my dream.

What is an extraordinary place you have recently traveled to?

Last winter, my whole family went to northern Finland, a place called Lapland, to see the aurora. It is a worth-visiting place in one’s life. The view is a stunning beauty, worth traveling in a life time.

What’s one thing most people don’t know about you?

I am interested in improvisation. Outside of work, I am also a student at Second City, Chicago improvisational comedy club. Stephen Colbert , Tina Fey, and Steve Carell were all members here.