Hon Weng Chong

Founder & CEO, Cortical Labs

Role: Investigator

Site: CDL-Melbourne

Stream: Prime

Hon Weng Chong is the founder and CEO of Cortical Labs, a deep technology startup looking to fuse biological material with computing chips resulting in a proto-AGI device. Previously, he was the founder and CTO of CliniCloud – a medtech startup that built full-stack connected medical devices and was backed by Tencent and Ping An ventures.

Hon Weng trained as a medical doctor at The University of Melbourne and was exposed to the world of technology entrepreneurialism during his research year at Johns Hopkins. In addition to being a medical doctor, he is a full-stack software engineer and a machine learning enthusiast. Hon Weng is a 2016 “Forbes 30 under 30” recipient.