14 Dec '12, 2am

Singapore needs Silicon Valley’s open source culture, says @MengWong of @JFDIAsia

Singapore needs Silicon Valley’s open source culture, says @MengWong of @JFDIAsia

Singapore needs Silicon Valley’s open source culture, says Meng Weng Wong of JFDI December 14, 2012 by Guest Contributor Meng savors wine and cheese in the new JFDI premises on the fifth floor of Block 71. Photo: Yvan Meng Weng Wong , a serial entrepreneur, founded JFDI with Hugh Mason in 2010 with a vision of nurturing the untapped entrepreneurial talent in South-East Asia. You just have to spend 15 minutes with Meng over a glass of wine to realize how imaginative, passionate and dedicated he is about this mission. His dreams are gargantuesque in scale, but, at the same time, concrete and actionable. After graduating from UPenn, Meng spent his early career in the United States at pobox.com , where he helped to pioneer email by building the foundations that Hotmail and Gmail are still using today. He also co-founded Kamasphere , a big-data company. Helping to create an inn...

Full article: http://sgentrepreneurs.com/2012/12/14/interview-with-meng...

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