Vancouver native and UBC alumnus Brian Wong has been named to the Forbes Top 30 Under 30 list for the third time.

This week, the magazine counted Wong as a leader in the marketing and advertising category of its annual listing. In 2011, Wong also made the list in the social/mobile field.

It's just the latest in a string of impressive accomplishments that began early for the 22-year-old. (22!) He skipped four grades in school and graduated from the University of British Columbia with a commerce degree at 18.

Wong is the co-founder and CEO of Kiip, a mobile rewards network that offers prizes to players that reach new levels or achievements in games or apps. For example, if you reach a certain milestone in your run while using RunKeeper, an ad may pop up offering you a free bottle of water.

The venture has raised $15.4 million, according to Kiip's website, making Wong's San Francisco-based company one of the hottest to watch.

TechCrunch called Wong — born and raised in Vancouver — the youngest person to ever receive venture capital funding.

CORRECTION: A previous version of this story stated Brian Wong had been named to the Forbes Top 30 Under 30 twice. In fact, he's been on the list three times.

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