|University of California, Berkeley, BS||2009|
|Electrical Engineering and Computer Science|
Hong is a technology and social media buff who dropped out of getting his master’s degree in computer science at UC Berkeley to co-found 500friends.
Prior to 500friends, Hong was a senior developer at Fotoflexer, where he played an instrumental role in building and scaling a photo-editing application that saw user growth scale from 10k to 30M.
Previously, he was a technology analyst at Goldman Sachs, where he developed advanced trading software.
Hong earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.