Eagan, Minn., (October 9, 2015) — CaringBridge, the nonprofit organization created to help people remain connected to their family and friends when experiencing a health journey, hires Chee Wong as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). As a member of the senior leadership team, Wong will provide vision and strategic direction for all aspects of technology for the CaringBridge organization.
Wong brings to CaringBridge more than 20 years of industry experience and 14 years of experience in leading and managing technology teams. He most recently worked as Vice President, Delivery Strategy, Enterprise Business Systems at Thomson Reuters and prior to that role was the CTO and Head of Technology for Thomson Reuters’ business in China, ASEAN and North Asia. During his nine years at FindLaw, he held technology management roles with increasing responsibilities and supported its rapid growth.
He started out his career as a software engineer and now is a well-rounded IT leader with direct experience in multiple IT disciplines including application development, data analytics, process modeling, project management and quality assurance.
“This job gives me the opportunity to do what I love as a profession for a great cause,” said Wong. “It’s awesome to be able to come to work every day knowing that you are making a positive difference in people’s lives around the world.”
Wong received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems & Business Administration from Bemidji State University, a Master of Science in Software Engineering from the University of St. Thomas, and a Masters of Science in Management of Technology from the University of Minnesota. He lives with his wife and their two children in Apple Valley, Minn.
CaringBridge is a nonprofit organization created so people experiencing a health journey can rally their community during a time of need through the use of personal websites. Our mission is to amplify the love, hope and compassion in the world, making each health journey easier. Founded in 1997 by Sona Mehring, CaringBridge is cost- and ad-free due to the generosity of donors. More than half a million CaringBridge websites have been created. Combined, they’ve received nearly two billion visits. For more information, visit www.CaringBridge.org