3,500+ store chain to reduce customer theft (multiple applications on 3500+ instances of IBMWebSphere Application Server, IBM DB2, IBM WebSphere MQ on 3500+ servers), designed amulti-million dollar point of sale solution for one of the top 5 retailers in Mexico, conductednumerous IT roadmaps, IT business value assessments and IT maturity models for Fortune 500companies and wrote several IBM software best practices articles.
07/2004 - 12/2005 IBM, California, United States of AmericaIT Architect
Mr. Wong is an IT Architect with IBM Linux and Grid Computing Emerging Business Opportunities(EBO), the IBM skunkworks organization missioned to develop solutions based on Linux for theIT marketplace. His specialization is JEE/J2EE application development and applicationdevelopment on Linux, Linux system management, LAMP and multi-platform Grid Computing.Due to the dynamic nature of the EBO, his skills span the whole spectrum of I/T business andtechnical development from technical pre-sales, solution design and implementation, to offeringdevelopment. Lead the IBM Open Source Software Review Board in IBM Global Services,Americas geography. IBM Open Source Software Review Board is part of the IGS QualityAssurance Process that reviews IGS engagements/projects with Open Source licenses for riskassessment and mitigation. Notable achievements during this period were: Lead knowledgesharing and intellectual capital management activities for 7,000 IBMers as the IBM Open SourceCommunity leader and development of the IBM Grid and Grow offering, a mid-market offeringthat allows companies to purchase a pre-configured compute Grid.
06/1999 - 06/2004 IBM, California, United States of AmericaIT Specialist
Mr. Wong is an IT Professional with IBM Global Services (IGS), the consulting arm of IBM, withfive years experience specializing in business-to-business and Enterprise Information Portalsolution design/implementation for the Manufacturing, Health Care, Government industries. Hisbackground in enterprise-wide web-based solutions provides him with the ability to not onlyimplement, but also instruct, on the whole spectrum of IT development. His ability to effectivelyrealize proven design concepts has also furthered his experience in the procurement of customer requirements, software application construction, customer relationship development, andtechnical mentorship. He has extensive knowledge and experience in object-oriented designprinciples, n-tier architecture, Sun JEE/J2EE, web application servers, open source/closed sourceframeworks/libraries like Apache Struts and IBM's EAD4J framework. Notable achievementsduring this period were: Part of the team that migrated the website for one of the major automotive manufactures in North American to IBM Software, worked on developing a portal for a100,000 user, 2,000 co-current user supply chain for the United States government and lead thedesign and development of a consumer portal for one of the major automotive part manufacturersin North America.
01/1998 - 06/1999 University of California Irvine, California, United States of AmericaUndergraduate Researcher
Mr. Wong was a member of University of California Irvine NetGroup Research Team under thedirection of Professor Tatsuya Suda from 1997 to 1999. He spent two years of undergraduateresearch dealing with autonomous mobile agents in a peer-to-peer architecture and edge server architecture and design. Paper submitted for publication titled, "Real World Applications withMobile Agents" co-authored with University of California, Irvine Computer Science Netgroupresearch team.
09/1997 - 06/1999 University of California Irvine, California, United States of AmericaLead Residential Computing Support
Founded and managed the University of California Irvine Residential Computing organization atUniversity of California Irvine. With a staff of 20+, Residential Computing provides computer technical support and services for 8,000+ on campus residents.