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2009-07-17T00:00:00.000Z

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Background Information

Employment History

XDL Intervest Capital Corp.

Manager of the Winfax Development Team
Delrina Corporation

Chief Technology Officer
CompanyDNA Inc

Chief Architect
BackWeb Technologies Ltd

Chief Technology Officer
ServiceSoft Corporation

Affiliations

Founder
TheGoodBlogs Inc

Principal Developer and Founding Member
Lanacom

Founder
Abstraxions

Education

B.Sc.
Electrical Engineering
University of the Witwatersrand , South Africa

M.Sc.
Engineering
University of the Witwatersrand , South Africa

Ph.D.

University of the Witwatersrand , South Africa

Web References (8 Total References)


XDL CAPITAL GROUP

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Vernon Lun's interest lies in assisting companies in defining and executing their business vision using Internet and wireless technologies and infrastructure. His experience in both technology and business development areas puts him in a unique position of being able to define technology roadmaps as well as work closely with the executive team, investors and customers.

In 1994, Vernon joined Delrina Inc. As Principal Software Engineer, he was instrumental in moving their flagship Winfax to a 32-bit platform. He then joined Lanacom, a pioneer in Push technology, as Principal Developer and founding member in 1996. After Lanacom was acquired by BackWeb Technologies, His primary role as Chief Architect was to develop next-generation enterprise push-technology products. In 1999, he joined Balisoft Technologies as VP of Engineering responsible for all development of their eService CRM suite. Following their merger with Servicesoft, Vernon was promoted to Chief Technology Officer and worked closely with the business development group on assignments covering North America, Asia and Europe. In 2001, he took on the role of Chief Technology Officer at CompanyDNA where he had overall responsibility for research and development, IT and product management. Since joining XDL Capital Group in 2003, , Vernon has been involved in evaluating new business and assisting companies within its portfolio. Most recently, Vernon co-founded TheGoodBlogs, a Web 2.0 community to promote, discover and connect bloggers.
Vernon holds a B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. In his Ph.D. thesis, he formulated a framework for distributed real-time intelligence. Early in his career, in the 1980s, he was involved in the design and management of large industrial and automation projects. Subsequently, he was been engaged as a consultant in areas including expert systems, computer-aided design systems, computer control of batch and continuous processes, software development, distributed computing and retail banking. He has also conducted postgraduate and industrial courses on expert systems and neural networks.


Vernon LunChief ...

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Vernon LunChief Technology Officer

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Vernon Lun, Ph.D.Chief Technology Officer
Vernon is responsible for product strategy, technology and engineering at CompanyDNA.Previously, Vernon was instrumental in the development of leading edge technologies at several high tech Canadian companies including Balisoft Technologies, Lanacom and Delrina.Vernon has held the position of Chief Technology Officer at Servicesoft (later acquired by Broadbase/Kana).Prior to that, he was VP, Engineering at Balisoft where he developed the Balisoft eService software suite.His resume also includes positions as Chief Architect at BackWeb, founding member of Lanacom (later acquired by BackWeb), and manager of the Winfax Development Team at Delrina/Symantec.Most recently, Vernon founded Abstraxions, a technology group which focuses on mobile collaboration applications.Vernon has a B.Sc. (Electrical Engineering), M.Sc. (Engineering) and Ph.D. from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.


Vern Lun of ...

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Vern Lun of TheGoodBlogs and I occasionally exchange views on the long tail and our frustration with not figuring out where the really useful bits of Web 2.0 lie.Vern's project is fabulous - he's promoted blog posts more than 110 million times in a little over a year but like me feels some days […]


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The idea really blossomed when Vernon Lun of TheGoodBlogs approached Chris about adding his SuccessCREEations content into the mix.


Krunker | Technology Around the World

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Vernon LunSays:

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