Mei Lum is co-Founder of MWKA Technologies. She is an ASEAN CPA, Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, a strategist, business architect, entrepreneur and alumnus of PwC and UOB with over 15 years of global work experience. She is also a member of Women Who Code, Mensa and supports Teach for Malaysia.

Her superpower is leveraging data and translating tech requirements between the end users and IT professionals. Mei designs, codes, and does wonders with data, numbers and people. She finds joy in innovation, human-centred design and business transformation strategies. She is also a mum of three and is passionate about continuous learning, mental health, inclusive cultures, remote work, cloud and mobile technologies.

MWKA Technologies is a remote-friendly agile strategic research consultancy. We empower clients in Europe + Asia Pacific to unlock 10x value by transforming customer experience + facilitating sustainable change + continuous innovation. We are a diverse team of experienced IT, legal, finance & compliance professionals who have the mindset, skillset and commercial acumen you need to help you succeed.

Career to date

2018   Co-Founder & Principal Consultant | MWKA Technologies
2015   Director | MahWengKwai & Associates Advisory Services
2012   Chief Operating Officer | MahWengKwai & Associates Advocates & Solicitors
2010   National Office Manager | PricewaterhouseCoopers
2008   Regional Audit Manager | United Overseas Bank
2007   Senior Associate – Financial Services | PricewaterhouseCoopers
2005   Associate – Financial Services| PricewaterhouseCoopers


  • Donor, Teach For Malaysia
  • Member, Malaysian Business Angels Network (MBAN)
  • Member, Mensa
  • Member, Women Who Code
  • Member, Women Techmakers
  • Member, Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Founding Member, League of Lawyers Association, Hong Kong
  • Member, Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), Malaysia

Professional & Educational achievements:

2020   ASEAN CPA | ACPACC Secretariat
2018    Blockchain Strategy Programme | Oxford Saïd Business School
             Blockchain Foundation for Developers | IBM
              iOS Mobile Development | Next Academy
2017     Oxford Fintech Programme | Oxford Saïd Business School
              Deep Learning Fundamentals | NVIDIA
              Adwords | Google
2013     Fellowship| Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
2011      Chartered Manager | Chartered Management Institute
2009    Corporate Member (2009 – 2010) | Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), Singapore 
2008    Membership | Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
2005    BSc Applied Accounting | Oxford Brookes University

Particular work experience:

  • DevOps Leader since 2010.
  • Facilitating agile culture and change management initiatives for organisational design.
  • Reviewing and/ or drafting white papers on blockchain ventures and funding strategy.
  • Advising on human-centered collaborative practices and “future-proof” talent development strategy.
  • Solution architecture and software development for the legal industry.
  • Design sprints, mobile/web application design and development.
  • Advising on gender equality, corporate social responsibility impact investments.
  • Advising on risk, impact, and scalability of technologies in the digital transformation process.
  • Designed and developed compliance automation system for Big 4 firm.
  • Identifying and solution design for complex IT system integration issues involving 5 stakeholders for international financial institution.
  • Financial modeling for multiple scenario analysis and probability-weighted outcomes.

Reviews & Testimonials

  • MWKA Tech have been a pleasure to work with. Great communication with the team, and fantastic initiative + effort from their end to help us push through our project goals.” – JL Tan, Chief Marketing Officer, Mogu Technologies (Singapore)
  • “Ying Mei brings to the table a vast range of expertise and experience. An individual who commits herself to the tasks at hand and delivers them with unwavering commitment.” – Kee Aun Tan, Chairman, Malaysian Mensa

Honors & Awards

  • 30 people to watch in the business of law in Asia in 2019 – Asia Law Portal
  • Corporate Social Responsibility 2011 Challenge Champion – PwC
  • Chess Group Gold – Malaysia Inter-Accounting Firm Games


  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Bahasa Malaysia
  • Bahasa Indonesia
  • Cantonese
  • Hokkien


  • Consulting

    Blockchain Strategy
    Digital Transformation
    Diversity & Inclusion
    Exponential Finance & Using Financial Technology
    Innovation & Future of Work
    Organisational Design
    Social Impact & Sustainability

  • Sprint Workshops

    1 day Business Development
    1 hour Strategic Impact Lightning Decision Jam
    5 day Innovation Design Sprint
    Mobile App Design Sprint Quarter

  • Coaching & Outsourced Services

    CEOs, Managing Partners
    Digital Transformation teams
    Family Businesses
    Teams requiring Sustainable change Management

  • Digital Transformation Operational Implementation

    Business Development
    Digital Marketing & Sales Funnel Optimisation
    Finance Automation
    HR Automation
    Resource & Practice Management
    Change Management