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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
I have an idea, but I'm open to other ideas

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Fundraising
  • • Product
  • • Back End Engineering

Involved In


Skillshare, Inc.
eMpower Motorsports


Skillshare, Inc.
Launchpad LA
500 Startups
The Founder Institute


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 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


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.