Meng Ru Kuok is CEO of BandLab Technologies, a collective of global music brands headquartered in Singapore, which he founded in 2016. The BandLab Technologies portfolio includes digital, media, manufacturing and retail businesses focused on innovating for music creators and fans, with the aim of creating a connected world of music.
Notable recent acquisitions include legendary UK music media brands NME and Uncut. The group's flagship platform, BandLab, is using innovative cross-platform technology to empower more than 8 million people to make music, connect and collaborate.
Meng is also the Managing Director of Swee Lee Music, music instrument and accessory retailer. He has been leading this business since 2012, when he acquired the legacy music retailer and subsequently transformed it into one of the largest musical instrument retail, distribution and e-commerce businesses across Southeast Asia.