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What You Don't Know About Tien Wong

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What You Don't Know About Tien Wong

Photo: With famous bronze of Brigitte Bardot on Rua des Pedras in Buzios, Brazil. (Tien owns a small hotel there.)

Title: CEO, Tech 2000 and Appnetic.

Company: Tech 2000 does technology training, mobile application development, guided tech products; Appnetic is a mobile app development and content management and distribution platform used for sales enablement.

Biggest career milestone: Selling CyberRep in 2003. Co-founded the company and built it for 12 years, 2,300 employees, nine US locations, and $80M in revenue.

Hometown: Chevy Chase

School: Dartmouth

First job: Doing take out orders in Dad's Chinese restaurant in New Jersey.

Job in another life: Jazz pianist

What You Don't Know About Tien Wong

Photo: Kids - Griffin, Catherine, and Caroline 

Person (living or dead) to meet: Steve Jobs

Daily habit: Meditation

Favorite music group and song: Frank Sinatra, song: Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Pink Floyd)

Favorite book: The Great Gatsby

Favorite movie: Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Favorite vacation: Italy

Favorite restaurant: Porcao Ipanema in Rio de Janeiro

Bucket list: Visit Antarctica

Family facts: Married, three3 kids (Two in college)

Hobbies: Tennis, golf, skiing, piano

Startling fact: Really amazing chef with specialty in Provençal food.