Hung Vu

GROFACT (Growth Factor) - Upleveling leadership, teams & technology, propelling your enterprise to that next level!

ADVISOR BIOGRAPHY

Upleveling leadership, teams & technology - Propelling your enterprise to the next level.  A 2-day onsite engagement will yield immediate actionalble insights for your enterprise...

I am an integrous Senior Executive, Leading Innovator, and Decorated Chief Technology/Product Officer with more than 20 years of delivering unqualified successful B2B and B2C solutions (Talent Management, Learning Management, Workforce Development, Content/Media Managment, e-Commerce, Digital Marketing and Advertising).  With an exemplary and easily verifiable track record of consistently delivering enduring world's top solutions in their respective markets, I can serve as an invigorating and insightful asset to small to mid-size companies that want to disrupt markets with cogent visions, are anticipating high-growth or have experienced a period of development and are seeking to uplift the human, cultural and leadership elements. I keenly advise companies on how to assess, align, recruit and mentor the talent on their teams to improve overall coherency in the overlapping areas of talent management, corporate culture, innovation, technology and business process engineering.

I held top technology and product leadership positions at technology-based companies including the Ad Exchange Group (3 Gold and 1 Silver Stevie Awards in Large-Advertising, Marketing and PR, 2016-2018), VBrick Systems, eChalk, Telarix, and Plateau Systems (Acquired by SuccessFactors, then SAP).  I also founded and operated NeoQuest Technologies, a start-up software firm with commercial, DoD, and Federal contracts (Held top security clearances)

My track record includes:

  • Top Corporate Learning Management System, as part of our broader Talent Management Suite (Fortune 2000)
  • Top K-12 Learning Management System in New York City District
  • Top Corporate Video Streaming platform (Fortune 150)
  • Lead inventor for 2 pending AD-TECH & e-COMMERCE patents:   
    • AUTOMATIC DIRECT RESPONSE AD SERVER (B2C)
    • AUTOMATED AGGREGATED MULTIVARIATE TESTING SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND PROCESSES

I hold a BS in Computer Science from Elmhurst College, completed the Leading Product Development Program at Harvard Business School, and was named one of the Top 10 Great Hi-tech Leaders in the National Capital Region.  I am affiliated with the Edison Venture Fund CTO Group, Washington Area CTO Roundtable, ACM Computer-Human Interaction (San Francisco Chapter), and local and international BI, Big Data, and Visualization professional networks.

In another life, I was recognized as the First Naturalized Vietnamese-born Naval Aviator and made a guest appearance on the Tonight Show.

2015

Chief Technology Officer - Ad Exchange Group

Ad Exchange Group

  • 3 Gold & 1 Silver Stevie Awards (2016-2018) for Large Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations Category
  • PATENT PENDING: AUTOMATIC DIRECT RESPONSE AD SERVER
  • PATENT PENDING: AUTOMATED AGGREGATED MULTIVARIATE TESTING SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND PROCESSES

2012 - 2014

Chief Technology Officer - Vbrick

Vbrick

  • Reunited with the executive team and investor (Morgan Stanley) from Plateau Systems (Acquired by SuccessFactors, then SAP)
  • Top corporate video streaming solution (SW & HW) for Fortune 150 and US Federal Government
  • Next-gen comprehensive enterprise video solution including capture, manage, distribute, delivery and Integration (SharePoint, Lync & Blackboard).
  • Re-organized and managed teams of 65, 1 year ahead of board plan for rebuilding teams (PM, DEV, QA, TechDoc, SaaS Ops, IT)

2011 - 2012

Chief Technology Officer - eChalk

eChalk

  • 2nd Edison Venture company. Attempted to bring the corporate LMS to K12 but funding dried up. eChalk was the gold standard for New York City K12

2008 - 2011

EVP Development, SaaS Ops and Support - Telarix

Telarix

  • Top TELCO interconnect optimization solution. Analytics & decision support for 150 Tier-1 global carriers including 8 of top 10.
  • Analyzed 3B call records daily to route traffic, rate/re-rate, bill/audit invoices, volume trade, manage credit & integrate with ERPs
  • Reorganized under-performing organizations of 85 (Dev, QA, Support, Customization, SaaS Ops & IT) in VA, India, Brazil, Singapore & UK.

I’m Available To Advise On The Following Subjects

SaaS

Software Engineering

Product Development

Company or executive-specific business strategy

Business advice related to my role at my company

Feedback on my company’s product/service

Input and advice on a key project