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Mr. Brian Conte

Wrong Brian Conte?

Development Manager

Phone: (781) ***-****  HQ Phone
CONTEMPORARY SYSTEMS INC
800 W Cummings Park
Woburn, Massachusetts 01801
United States

 
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • BA , Computer Science
    Princeton
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Brian Conte, Development ...
www.contemporarysystems.com, 12 Oct 2014 [cached]
Brian Conte, Development Manager
Brian manages an overseas development team to write any software needed to execute Contemporary Systems' client marketing programs. He is a 25-year technology veteran who spent four years at Microsoft.
Brian is the founder and president of FastTrack consulting, providing strategic consulting to technology startups. Previously, he was the founder and CEO of hDC/Express Systems, which later merged with WRQ, where he became CTO. Brian was the architect and developer of the early Microsoft Multimedia Browser and the lead developer for Windows and OS/2 hardware adaptations. Brian holds a BA in Computer Science from Princeton.
When Brian isn't working, or spending time with his family, you can find him drinking Diet Coke and building his own version of "The House of the Future" in Seattle.
Fast Track's founder, ...
www.fasttrackteam.com, 9 June 2014 [cached]
Fast Track's founder, Brian Conte, was one of the original developers of Windows at Microsoft and has since managed the development of over 50 product releases. His products have been used by millions of people and have won numerous awards, including "Product of the Year" twice.
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Fast Track was started in 1999 by its President, Brian Conte, a quintessential entrepreneur and world-class software engineer who came out of the Windows OS group. Brian has a demonstrated ability to start small, work smart, and make real money in a tough landscape.
A graduate of Princeton University, Conte was among the early employees of Microsoft. He managed the development of Microsoft's first browser and was the architect and developer of the early Microsoft Multimedia Browser and lead developer for Windows and OS/2 hardware adaptations.
Conte also served as a senior software engineer for Microsoft for four years. Fast Track's founder, Brian Conte, was one of the original developers of Windows at Microsoft, and has since managed the development of over 50 product releases. His products have been used by millions of people and have won numerous awards, including Product of the Year twice.
As Founder & CEO of hDC/Express Systems from 1987 to 1996, Conte invented a number of award-winning products, including Power Launcher, the inspiration for Windows' Start Menu. In the face of a contracting and consolidating marketplace for such utilities, Conte grew the renamed business (Express Systems) again into a leader in its field and successfully negotiated its purchase by WRQ.
When the company changed hands, Conte remained with WRQ as CTO from 1996 to 1999. Brian spearheaded the development of one of WRQ's most successful products, Express 2000, which generated more than $10 million in its first year. Conte supervised a team of 35 developers and was the chief inventor of two U.S. patents.
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In 2006, Conte designed and developed Fast Track's Home Automation product line, which won Electronic House's 2006 "Best Home of the Year" award in its debut year and was featured on the Discovery Channel and the Oprah Winfrey show.
Brian Conte ...
www.venturefoundry.com, 12 May 2004 [cached]
Brian Conte
Advisory Board Member
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Brian Conte
Member - Advisory Board
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Brian Conte made hDC the first leading utilities company in the Windows workspace.
Brian is the quintessential entrepreneur, as well as a world-class software engineer who came out of the Windows OS group.
Brian has a demonstrated ability to start small, work smart, and make real money in a tough landscape.
Brian Conte recently retired from his position as Chief Technology Officer and Principal Internet Strategist at Walker Richer & Quinn, one of the largest privately owned technology companies in the United States.
Mr. Conte is an accomplished software engineer, entrepreneur, and business analyst.He played a key role in operating system development at Microsoft and went on to build successful software companies.
Along with Venture Foundry, Mr. Conte provides analytical services to Resonance Partners, L.P. a Seattle-based "techology hedge fund" and to iStart Ventures of Seattle.
Mr. Conte founded hDC, the first leading utilities company in the Windows 2.0 & 3.0 workspace.hDC developed a number of innovative, award-winning products, including Power Launcher, the inspiration for Windows' Start menu.
In the face of a contracting and consolidating marketplace for such utilities, Mr. Conte successfully restructured and redirected hDC from a consumer products company into a firm addressing the needs of corporate IT.Mr. Conte grew the renamed business (Express Systems) again into a leader in its field and successfully negotiated its purchase by WRQ.
Mr. Conte was also the key inventor in WRQ's first two patent applications - one of which was recently granted.
Mr. Conte and Mr. London had worked together at Microsoft in the mid-1980's and have also worked alongside one another over the past 12 years (sharing office space at one time) as both the hDC/Express Systems and the ConnectSoft businesses matured.
Mr. Conte is a member of the Seattle Alliance of Angels (an accredited investor forum) and is an active individual investor and consultant to new technical enterprises.
Education: Brian Conte earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Cum Laude from Princeton University (1983).Mr. Conte also fulfilled graduation requirements for a B.S. in Physics.
Company Profile
www.ctheexchange.com, 25 Oct 2009 [cached]
Chief Development Officer - Brian Conte
Officer and Director individual bios
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Mr. Brian Conte, Chief Development Officer Mr. Brian Conte is the Chief Development Officer who manages the development for Montavo, Inc. Years of technology expertise working with Microsoft coupled with fifteen years of entrepreneurial experience, led Mr. Conte to form Fast Track in 1999. Fast Track launched its development and consulting office in India in 2002 and currently employs 35+ employees specializing in Microsoft .NET development for desktop and mobile platforms. Mr. Conte ran hDC, later named Express Systems, for 10 years before selling it to WRQ in 1996, where he remained as CTO until 1999. Mr. Conte spearheaded the development of one of WRQ\\\\'s most successful products, Express 2000, which generated more than million in its first year. Mr. Conte holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science degree from PrincetonUniversity, satisfying requirements for a Physics degree as well. Dean's List, Graduated Cum Laude in 1983. Mr. Conte managed the development of Microsoft\\\\'s first browser in 1985 and later founded hDC, the first Windows software company.
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CEO - Brook W. Lang, Chief Development Officer - Brian Conte
Testimonials - IndigoTea
www.indigotea.com, 28 Dec 2011 [cached]
Brian Conte, CEO - FastTrack: "Carole [IndigoTea] has been a pleasure to work with - she is fast and knowledgeable, understanding the technical aspects as well as the creative.
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