Office: B23 #214
Wendy Fong, Sr. Strategic Programs Manager
Carnegie Mellon University, Silicon Valley campus; Information Networking Institute
Areas of Interest
Corporate and community relations, research collaborations, practicum engagements, INI student and alumni relations
B.S. Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley
Wendy Fong is the Senior Strategic Programs manager for the Silicon Valley campus and the Information Networking Institute’s Masters of Science Information Technology programs. Wendy joined Carnegie Mellon University – Silicon Valley in September 2009 and is focused on growing research collaborations and teaching a Mobile Ecosystems course and mentoring practicum teams.
Previously as Chairman and President of the J Consortium, Wendy led 20 companies through worldwide review and voting to standardize the first International Java language specification. For this work, she won the top Standards of the Year award at Hewlett-Packard where she worked for 23 years as Standards Manager Embedded Systems, Internet Planning Manager and External Research Program Manager. Wendy was on the first process committee for the World Wide Web consortium and helped to set up HP Labs research science centers in China, Israel and in the US at Stanford, UC Berkeley and MIT. Wendy was also Campus Manager for recruiting and HP engagements at Yale and UC Berkeley. At Microsoft for 7 years, Wendy won the top Business achievement award for her work on standardizing mobile phone technology. Wendy was the Sr. Connectivity Planning Manager and Standards Manager Mobility. And most recently, Wendy was selected and recognized with the CMU Carnegie Institute of Technology – Innovation Award 2013.