CTO at Colonial Consulting LLC
- Greater New York City Area
- Financial Services
Joseph Fung's Overview
- Chief Technology Officer at Colonial Consulting LLC
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Joseph Fung's Summary
Mr. Fung has served various roles in product development, corporate IT, and consulting. Prior to The Burgiss Group, Joe was CTO at Ness Technologies USA, a multinational IT services firm. Joe’s work helped customers gain competitive advantages through innovative uses of technology. One customer, a VC backed startup, built a next-gen product for the customer care contact center market. They won industry awards, incl.: CTI Magazine’s Product of the Year 1997, CTI Editor’s Choice 1998, and Computer Telephony Magazine’s Best of Show for Fall 1997.
Earlier, Joe founded Farpoint Systems, a company providing consulting and commercial software products. Joe created ScriptView and AppExpert, products for users of Borland Intl’s market leading Paradox. ScriptView was awarded the Reader’s Choice Award by readers of Paradox Informant Magazine for 3 years, starting in 1991. In 1994, AppExpert won the Databased Advisor Magazine Readers Choice Award for Best Paradox Third Party Addin for 1994 and was subsequently acquired by Borland.
During his career, Joe has won industry recognition. At Farpoint, two projects for PSE&G, the Northeast’s most profitable public utility, were highlighted by ComputerWorld and Databased Advisor magazines. In 1989, heading CIBC’s US Ops PC applications development, Joe was recognized with the company’s General Managers Award for excellence and team collaboration.
Mr. Fung has served on various software advisory panels. He is the author of two computer books and has contributed to many periodicals. Joe has been interviewed by publications such as Infoworld, PCWeek, ComputerWorld, Network World, Home Computing Magazine, and Wireless Week. Joe has spoken at conferences incl. Microsoft’s TechEd, Sun’s JavaOne, KMWorld, Borland’s Developer Conference, Internet World, DCI, and at Johns Hopkins University. In 1992, Joe was invited to the Borland Developer Conference advisory board and became its chair the following year.
Bringing together current and new technologies in interesting ways that enable competitive advantages and enable or expand new markets for businesses and product lines.
Joseph Fung's Experience
Chief Technology Officer
Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Investment Management industry
July 2010 – Present (2 years 11 months)
Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Financial Services industry
2004 – 2010 (6 years)
Senior management position responsible for development of the product and web service (SaaS) offerings for the private equity and alternative asset class.
In his position, Joe drives the company's technical vision, strategic technology initiatives, and product architecture that has lead to the transformation, extension, and expansion of the firm's market-leading product line. In addition to "hands on" direction and responsibility for implementation of the product development initiatives, Joe is responsible for SaaS, IT operations and infrastructure for the firm.
Privately Held; 5001-10,000 employees; NSTC; Information Technology and Services industry
1996 – 2003 (7 years)
As chief technology officer at Ness Technologies USA, Mr. Fung's responsibilities included exploiting and extracting value from emerging technologies for customers' competitive advantages; building technology spheres and ensuring technology best practices in implementation teams; providing internal consulting and guidance to Ness architects and designers; and influencing and advising new and high risk technology engagements. [Ness acquired Blueflame (PCSI) in the fall of 2001 from Aztec Technology Partners.]
Mr. Fung also had a key, public external facing role at Ness. He interfaced with strategic marketing to build industry and customer mindshare for Ness’s innovative technology solutions; served as the leader and public spokesperson for new technology initiatives; and also influenced the overall direction of Ness marketing. Joe also liasoned with strategic vendors, such as Sun and Microsoft, and served on various technical boards over the years. Joe's work with the Ness sales organization helped advise new, key prospects on Ness’ value proposition and technology solutions.
Farpoint Systems Corporation
1989 – 1995 (6 years)
Founder of Farpoint Systems Corporation, a firm specializing in commercial software products and technical solution consulting services.
Consulting work included two projects for PSE&G, the Northeast’s most profitable public utility, that were highlighted by articles in ComputerWorld and Databased Advisor magazines.
Member of, then later asked to chair the Borland Developer Conference.
Developed AppExpert, a commercial product acquired by Borland Internationals and winner of Databased Advisor Magazine Readers Choice Award for Best Paradox Third Party Addin - 1994
Developed ScriptView, a commercial product and winner of Paradox Informant Magazine Reader’s Choice Award - 1991 thru 1993
Authored "Paradox for Windows Essential Power Programming" (Prima Computer Books, 1993) and "Delphi In Depth Power Techniques from the Experts" (McGraw Hill, 1996)
Assistant Vice President
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; CM; Banking industry
1987 – 1989 (2 years)
In charge of US Operations' PC Applications Development.
Recognized with the company's highest honor, the General Managers Award, for excellence and team collaboration by the Senior Vice President and General Manager of CIBC US Operations after successful initiatives furthering company's strategic goals for the upcoming decade (1990s).
CTS Manager, Data Services and Telecommunications
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; XRX; Information Technology and Services industry
1986 – 1987 (1 year)
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; C; Financial Services industry
1984 – 1986 (2 years)
Citicorp Investment Bank, Latin America Investment Bank Division
Responsible for leveraging innovations in technology in support of the financial analysis and reporting challenges of LAIB during the Latin American financial crisis of the early 80s.
Joseph Fung's Skills & Expertise
Joseph Fung's Additional Information
Conferences and Public Speaking 2002, Internet World Wireless 2002/Pocket PC NY conference, mobile development, .NET. 2001, Global Leadership Summit for the University of Maryland and the Center for Creative Leadership, leveraging collaborative technologies and managing distributed teams. October 2000, Internet.com/AtNewYork.com, panel on mobile technology. September 2000, Johns Hopkins University, mobile technology. June 2000, Sun’s JavaOne conference, mobile eBusiness and wireless applications. 1999, KMWorld’99 in Dallas and at DCI’s Explorer, Knowledge Management and Enterprise Information Portals. 1998, Microsoft’s TechEd conference, scalable n-tier development. 1997, Microsoft TechEd conference, Java, COM. 1996 and 1997, Microsoft Developer Days III, Microsoft Developer Days’97, and the Microsoft VJ++ Developers Conference, Internet and Java development. 1991-94, Borland Developer Conferences, various database development topics.
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- Honors and Awards:
Databased Advisor Magazine Readers Choice Award for Best Paradox Third Party Addin - 1994
Paradox Informant Magazine Reader’s Choice Award - 1991 thru 1993
CIBC, General Managers Award - 1988
"Paradox for Windows Essential Power Programming" (Prima Computer Books, 1993)
"Delphi In Depth Power Techniques from the Experts" (McGraw Hill, 1996)