James C. Fong (“Jim”) has been an active leader in NAAAP Boston since 2006, when he joined as a director and advisor of the professional development committee.  With the PDC Jim led the production of more than 50 workshops, speaker panels and conferences geared for Asian professionals on topics of leadership and career development.  He has regularly recruited and mentored new volunteer leaders for the Chapter.  Since 2008 Jim has also served as a NAAAP Boston...

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James C. Fong (“Jim”) has been an active leader in NAAAP Boston since 2006, when he joined as a director and advisor of the professional development committee.  With the PDC Jim led the production of more than 50 workshops, speaker panels and conferences geared for Asian professionals on topics of leadership and career development.  He has regularly recruited and mentored new volunteer leaders for the Chapter.  Since 2008 Jim has also served as a NAAAP Boston Board Director, and in 2014 he became Chairman of the Board.

Jim’s professional experience is in corporate strategic planning in the information technology industry.  He retired in 2006 from Hewlett-Packard (HP) where he was Director of Strategy & Planning.  He led worldwide business planning for HP’s Services divisions, a role that encompassed strategy development and implementation, mergers and integration, business model and Profit & Loss planning, and ongoing business performance management processes.  To align plans across the organization, he engaged operations management in Europe, North America, and Asia, and developed leadership competencies in change management and high-performance teaming in multi-cultural organizations.  Jim managed the senior leadership team’s quarterly meetings, defining the management agenda and orchestrating business and investment reviews.  In previous roles in HP, Compaq Computer and Digital Equipment Corp., Jim held positions in consulting, major bid development, program management, marketing, pricing, operations analysis, and finance.

Jim has a BS in engineering from Northeastern University, an MS in economic systems from Stanford University and an MBA from Boston University.

Jim grew up in Boston’s Chinatown.  His interests include business & management, world history, sports and fitness, travel and music.  He volunteers extensively, especially with activities involving Asian-American advancement.

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