Ling is a 4th year Bachelor of Computer Science (BCS) student at UBC. He previously worked as Analyst and Business Development for two venture capital firms at Vancouver, hunting investment opportunities across North America and helping startups raise fund and expand businesses in Canada and China. He was once a neuroscience researcher at UBC and Tsinghua University studying memory, depression and Alzheimer's Disease. He earned his B.Sc. in Biology from Peking University and M.Sc. in Neuroscience from UBC.