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Malcolm Ong

Entrepreneur • Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Co-founder of Skillshare. Advisor: DJZ, Advisable. Mentor: 500 Startups, FI, Launchpad LA. SXSW Panel Liaison. Prev: OMGPOP, Razorfish, IBM.

Co-founder of Skillshare. Advisor: DJZ, Advisable. Mentor: 500 Startups, FI, Launchpad LA. SXSW Panel Liaison. Prev: OMGPOP, Razorfish, IBM.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Fundraising
  • Product
  • Back End Engineering
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Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Fundraising
  • • Product
  • • Back End Engineering

Involved In

Founder

Skillshare, Inc.
eMpower Motorsports

Advisor

Skillshare, Inc.
ImageBrief
Launchpad LA
DJZ
500 Startups
SXSW
The Founder Institute

Positions

Entrepreneur in Residence 500 Startups April 2014 - present
Advisor ImageBrief December 2013 - present
Mentor Launchpad LA April 2013 - present
Advisor DJZ January 2013 - present
Mentor 500 Startups September 2012 - present
Co-founder Skillshare, Inc. November 2010 - present
Speaker Assistant / Panel Liaison & Mentor SXSW September 2009 - present
Mentor The Founder Institute March 2013 - October 2013
Product Manager OMGPOP April 2010 - November 2010
Senior Technologist Razorfish April 2008 - April 2010
Founder and General Manager eMpower Motorsports December 2001 - December 2009
Senior Technologist Microsoft April 2008 - August 2009
IT Specialist IBM January 2006 - April 2008
Tech Lead & Consultant FantasyTrophies.com 2008 - 2008
Extreme Blue Technical Intern IBM May 2005 - August 2005
Software Engineering Intern Mellon Financial Corporation May 2004 - August 2004
Systems Analyst / Business Liaison Intern The Boeing Company May 2000 - August 2000

Education

Carnegie Mellon University Business Administration, Computer Science 2001 - 2005
Troy High School 1997 - 2001

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Engineering
  • • UI/Design
Markets of Interest
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Music
  • • Wearable Tech

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

JavaScript • Php • Java • User Experience Design • CSS

Key Accomplishments

Malcolm is the Co-founder of Skillshare; an Advisor to companies such as DJZ and Advisable; a Mentor for 500 Startups, Founder Institute (Singapore), and Launchpad LA; and a SXSW'i Panel Liaison.

He previously led the Product teams at Skillshare and OMGPOP, was a Senior Technologist at Razorfish, an E-commerce Specialist for IBM Global Services, and a graduate of IBM’s Extreme Blue program where he co-filed four patents.

Malcolm holds a B.S. in Computer Science with a double major in Business Administration and minor in E-commerce from Carnegie Mellon University.

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

In addition to experience as a co-founder, I can bring Product expertise, including Engineering, UX, and Analytics

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Jesse Pickard
We worked together at Razorfish
Malcolm has a track record for building wonderful things that have been used at scale. This alone makes him more special than 99.9% of entre ... preneurs.