Joanne Wong is passionate about the use of technology for making the world a better place. She is Executive Director of The Supercomputer for Cancer Research, aka Cancer Computer, an IT green social not-for-profit that transforms evergreened computers into free high performance computing cloud services for cancer researchers.
Joanne is an Information Technology (IT) business professional with strong technical and market development experience. Having worked at IBM, HP, SAP, and Cisco as an engineer, business development manager, solutions architect, and strategic investments director. As an entrepreneur, her companies specialized in the use of 3D simulation for learning. Joanne is a business advisor/mentor for multiple AI startups.
For many years, she was a board member of the Government of Canada ICT sector council setting research and advising ICT policy for the country. She is an Executive Officer, Secretary of IEEE – TEMS Joanne is an engineering graduate from McGill University and is a member of the Quebec Order of Engineers.