Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Entrepreneurial wisdom from Lore Systems’ Tien Wong


L to R: Jeff Nay of Sandler Training, Tien Wong, and me
If you are active in the entrepreneurial or venture capital communities here in D.C., you have undoubtedly heard of Tien Wong, currently the chairman and CEO of Lore Systems. If you haven’t heard of Tien, here’s a brief summary:

— In 1991, he co-founded and served as CEO of CyberRep, Inc. and grew it to 2300 employees and $80M in revenue before it was acquired in 2003.

— He was the recipient of the 2001 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award for Greater Washington

— He serves or has served on boards of organizations such as the Association for Corporate Growth – National Capital, the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business (the best business school in the world – at least in my opinion!), and the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, to name a few.

I invited Tien to speak at the National Capital Region Entrepreneurs Club September luncheon and in case you didn’t feel like showing up, here are some of the things he shared with us:

Read the rest at The Washington Business Journal.