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Wong Meng Weng

Principal Investigator
+65 68261377


Meng is a computer scientist, entrepreneur, and technologist, specialising in deep-tech Internet infrastructure and open-source startups. 

In 1995, he co-founded, an early commercial email service. In 2003 he led the development and global adoption of the email standard SPF (RFC4408). In 2005, he co-founded a venture-funded Big Data startup which was later sold to FICO. 

Later, he co-founded, the first makerspace in Singapore. His background in innovation is informed by Everett Rogers, Geoffrey Moore, Clayton Christensen, William Janeway, Mariana Mazzucato, and Simon Wardley; by sitting on a variety of government panels in Singapore, most recently on the Committee for the Future Economy's subcommittee on Future Corporate Capabilities and Innovation (Startups); and by investing in over 70 startups as an angel and at JFDI.Asia, the first startup accelerator in Southeast Asia. He has held fellowships at Harvard's Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, at Ca'Foscari University of Venice (computational linguistics) and at the CodeX Center for Legal Informatics at Stanford. He programs in Perl, Javascript, Prolog, Z3, and Haskell, and is currently involved in designing the DSL for Legalese.