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S. Tien Wong

Mr. S. Tien Wong is Chief Executive Officer of Opus8, Inc., a Chevy Chase, Maryland-based private investment firm specializing in middle market buyouts, private equity and venture capital, and real estate investment.

In 1991, Mr. Wong co-founded and served as CEO of CyberRep, Inc. until its acquisition in 2003 by Affiliated Computer Services (NYSE: ACS). At the time of its acquisition, CyberRep was the third-largest privately held Customer Relationship Management (CRM) company in North America, operating 6 customer interaction centers nationwide with over 2,300 employees, and a revenue run-rate of $80 million. In additional to garnering such prestigious awards as Customer Inter@ction Solutions magazine’s MVP Quality Award and Customer Interface magazine’s ACCE (Award for Call Center Excellence), CyberRep was ranked in INC. magazine’s 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000′s “Inc. 500″ as the 51st, 53rd, 72nd and 408th fastest growing private company in the USA, respectively. CyberRep was profitable for eleven consecutive years and was backed by Allied Capital Corporation, a $4 billion investment company (NYSE: ALD).

Mr. Wong is a recognized international expert in CRM, direct marketing, and business process outsourcing (BPO). He frequently presents at industry events, and has written numerous articles on the CRM and BPO spaces. He has also appeared on the ABC, Fox, NBC, and CNBC television networks to provide industry commentary. Prior to co-founding CyberRep, he worked for ten years in commercial real estate finance and investments.

Mr. Wong volunteers as a business advisor in the Mentor Program at the Georgetown University School of Business in Washington, DC and is a frequent guest lecturer at the University of Maryland, Georgetown University, University of Virginia, and Mount St. Mary’s College. He is the recipient of the 2001 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award for the Greater Washington region.

Mr. Wong is a member of the Association for Corporate Growth, CEO Clubs International, Direct Marketing Association, and the Technology Council of Maryland. He is Chairman of the DC Tech Council’s 2006 Early Stage Capital Forum. He serves on the Boards of Directors of the Potomac Officers Club and HarVest Bank of Maryland (http://www.harvestbankmd.com/). He is former Treasurer and National Board Member of the American Teleservices Association.

Mr. Wong is Chairman of the Executive Leadership Committee for the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship’s Greater Washington region. Mr. Wong is CEO of The Tien and Beverly Wong Foundation, which supports youth, education, and social services charities. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College where he majored in Government.