Bernard Leong

A Pragmatic Idealist on technology, entrepreneurship & media.


Reflecting on Strategy & Execution


“You’ve got to think about big things while you’re doing small things, so that all the small things go in the right direction.” …

Where you want to be depends on you

The “better place” argument is the wrong question. 


An article and a counter-argument to the article from two friends of…


An anecdotal encounter with a Product Visionary CEO 

It’s one of those days I bumped into someone unexpected.


First Encounters with Google Glass

What I learned about developing apps on the glass


I have been following the developments of Google Glass from the island of…

Publications edited by Bernard Leong

Collection of Whims and Opinions on Technology, Media and Entrepreneurship.

Measuring the Pulse of Business, Technology & Media in Asia


From Unread to Inbox Zero: Thoughts on Workflow Management


In 1995, I typed my first electronic mail (email) when I started as an undergraduate at the National University of Singapore…


Reflecting on Strategy & Execution


“You’ve got to think about big things while you’re doing small things, so that all the small things go in the right direction.” …

Disrupting Academia: Foundation RoundTable Beta


I have a dream. The inspiration of my dream came from Raphael’s School of Athens or Scuola di Atene housed in the Sistine Chapel, Rome…


Lessons from a University Society’s Constitution


During my third year as an undergraduate in the National University of Singapore, I co-founded the National University of Singapore…


My Network Fund


“An idealist is a person who helps other people to be prosperous.” —Henry Ford

Recently, I have made a transition from an entrepreneur in a…


My Philosophy of Life: Pragmatic Idealism


“Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge…