In December 2009 Lin Hong set up Wingz LLP, a limited liability partnership in Singapore, to develop game applications for the iPhone and iPad. On 20 April 2010, a word game called ForWords Pro was launched on Apple’s App Store. This was followed by a version for the iPad in August 2010.
Lin Hong has a Bachelor degree in Engineering and a Diploma in Business Administration. He has served on the boards of private and listed companies in Singapore and USA. He has also served for 20 years (1981-2001) on the Board of Governors of the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) Singapore, 15 years (2003-2018) on the Board of ITE Education Services Pte Ltd (ITEES), and for 18 years (1992-2010) on the Board of Governors of the Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) Singapore. He is currently a non-executive director of Insignia Ventures Partners Pte Ltd (Insignia), a venture capital firm based in Singapore. He also lectures on Venture Capital Financing in the Nanyang Technological University’s Master of Science in Technopreneurship & Innovation Programme (MSc TIP).
Lin Hong was awarded a Singapore Public Service medal in 1992, a Distinguished Friend of ITE award in 2012 and a Friend of NYP award in 2014.