Head of Engineering, Skype for Business Collaboration @
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Seasoned Engineering and Product Leader with an entrepreneurial mindset. 18+ years of experience creating enterprise and consumer software. Successfully created product ideas, defined business/product strategies, and built engineering teams to deliver a number of large-scale winning products and distributed systems. Shipped experiences across desktop, tablets and mobile. Experienced in architecting highly scalable cloud services and building delightful
Seasoned Engineering and Product Leader with an entrepreneurial mindset. 18+ years of experience creating enterprise and consumer software. Successfully created product ideas, defined business/product strategies, and built engineering teams to deliver a number of large-scale winning products and distributed systems. Shipped experiences across desktop, tablets and mobile. Experienced in architecting highly scalable cloud services and building delightful user experience.
I have only one passion - Build software that allows people to do-more and enjoy-more.
Specialties: Cloud Services, Live site, agile methods/SCRUM, incubation, B2C, B2B, Cross-Platform client development, Mobie development (Android/iOS), Real-time collaboration, Video Conferencing, VOIP, Web Conferencing, User Experience, Directory Service, Database, Software Architecture, IT Management Software, Global/distributed software development, Innovation, Start-ups, Entrepreneurship
Engineering @ From November 2014 to Present (1 year) Menlo Park, CAInvestor @ I enjoy meeting smart people and helping other entrepreneurs change the world. Investor to early stage start-up.
Weave unlocks Business Networking for the masses. A mobile app that helps you meet interesting professionals near you. Whenever you are open to connecting, you can use Weave to review interesting professionals nearby. If they also want to meet you, Weave will connect you both.
Search for "Weave Networking" on iOS or Android. From January 2014 to Present (1 year 10 months) San Francisco, CAHead of Engineering at Skype Meetings and Collaboration @ I lead engineering for the Skype Meetings and Gatherings portfolio. We build scalable cloud services and cross device experience to enable people to share experiences whenever they are, from the living room to the boardroom.
We build amazing ways for consumers and business users to have rich real-time sharing experiences - whether showing a photo, watching a video together, sharing their screen, sketching on a whiteboard, or delivering a business presentation.
I also lead the engineering team that incubated and brought to market the Lync meeting room system, an integrated hardware/software turnkey solution with HD video and collaboration features built in. From October 2012 to October 2014 (2 years 1 month) Redmond, WAPrincipal Development Manager, Microsoft Lync, Office Division @ As one of the Development Managers running engineering for Office Communications Group, the fastest growing segment of Microsoft Business Division.
My focus is around video, voice and online collaboration. I led a team of 30+ engineers to deliver an end to end unified communication experience for the enterprise. From March 2009 to September 2012 (3 years 7 months) Redmond, WACo-founder/CEO @ Founded company focused on the idea that mobile device will replace scanners, but there is no easy way to get back to your scanned document. Our vision is to become your extended memory and help correlate your mind.
- Core team of 4. Garage. Open-Source. Fun times.
- Defined product strategy, business model, business plan, go-to market strategy
- Played the role of products, business development, and coder
- Successfully built MVP with iOS app, OCR backend with open-source
- Failed to identify Product Market Fit. From October 2007 to March 2009 (1 year 6 months) Greater Seattle AreaPrincipal Development Manager, Server and Tools Division @ Successfully incubated and brought to market Windows Server Assessment and Deployment platform. Managed a team of 20 to deliver the product on schedule. From May 2005 to March 2009 (3 years 11 months) Senior Development Lead, Windows Operation System Division @ Member of the Identity Integration Server development team.
Architected the Database design and implementation. Led a team of 8 to deliver the core synchronization infrastructure and communication agents. From June 1999 to April 2005 (5 years 11 months) Software Design Engineer, Windows Operating System Division @ Member of the Windows 2000 development team. Responsible for the design and implementation of core features of Active Directory and directory synchronization. From June 1997 to June 1999 (2 years 1 month) Software Design Engineer @ Development of electronic form and workflow software. From 1995 to 1997 (2 years) Toronto, ON
Bachelor of Applied Science, Computer Engineering, Graudated with Dean's Honor List @ University of Waterloo From 1992 to 1997 St. Paul's Co-ed Felix Wong is skilled in: Software Development, People Development, Virtualization, Active Directory, Unified Communications, Architecture, Distributed Systems, Windows Azure, Win32 API, Scalability, Software Engineering, Software Design, C#, Cloud Computing, Agile Methodologies, .NET, Online Services, Enterprise Software, Software Project..., WinDbg, Object Oriented Design, C++, VoIP, Design Patterns, Scrum, VDI, Distributed Team...
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