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Why, hullo. 

I’m Won. I've been known to fix things.

I run a small project called intracountry, and keep this improbable creature alive.  

I happen to be Korean, but grew up in Singapore and France, stacking up two separate failed careers along the way -- in classical music, then in advertising -- before one can vote in the United States. I’ve been without a permanent home for too many years now, according to medical professionals. According to chat records, I split way too much time between New York, San Francisco, and Asia

I stumbled into the tech community, both as a serial entrepreneur as well as on the VC front, by way of another misguided career attempt: in academia, chasing analytic philosophy instead of sitting in its Chesterfield, so to speak. The only folks who were mad enough to take me on was a Machine Learning/Natural Language Processing company at the MIT Media Lab, but only after I thought a walking holiday across several war zones was a fine idea. 

John Lilly thinks I’ve got a “pretty fascinating take on messaging, content, engagement, the future”, which since it has now been documented on the internet, must clearly be true. I advise startups and investors in this space, and some innocent souls have even attended talks where I gesture wildly about the future of mobile in emerging markets, often subjecting them to presentations with famous internet cats. With my latest development-stage startup, I've been going where refugees/migrants and their smartphones end up, in the Middle East, Africa, and Europe. I write about intracountry here.

I also spend of a lot of time learning how to hurt people, and frequently get beat up in the process instead. 

It's whc at my full name dot com, if you're so inclined.

Love,
Wonkers x