James Kwon

PBN 40 UNDER FORTY 2020 AWARD WINNER James Kwon, 36 | CEO and lead strategist, Figmints Digital Creative Marketing

How has COVID-19 impacted your work-life balance? We’ve been practicing remote [operations] as a company for the last five years, so we’ve transitioned fairly smoothly. I believe our team culture is the best that it’s ever been.

What is the best advice you have ever received? Don’t live your life believing you’re the most important part of it.

Where do you see yourself in five years? Having the ability to retire, but being too excited about the work I’m doing for my community to do it.

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What is your greatest attribute that you bring to your job? I feel blessed with the ability to creatively connect things strategically.

What is your favorite Rhode Island food or drink? Del’s Lemonade. Yikes, it’s good.

Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics or Bruins? Patriots and Yankees.


The prop: James Kwon is pictured with his wife, Callie and his sons, Max and Gus.