Mentor in Residence / Founder: Binary Group
Rose Wang is a serial technology entrepreneur. She is the founder of Binary Group, an IT consulting firm providing enterprise solutions. She spearheaded the company growth in a highly competitive market and built a multi-disciplined team of seasoned industry and former government leaders. Fortune recognized Ms. Wang in 2013 as one of the "Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs" that year. In its 18-year history, the firm was recognized many times for the exceptional results they deliver to their customers. In 2015 and 2016, Ms. Wang sold the firm in successive transactions.
Ms. Wang is a highly regarded IT strategist and an entrepreneur. Early in her career, she was a pivotal engineering team member for Lighthouse Design, a Silicon Valley software startup that built tools for developers and end users. After a successful acquisition of Lighthouse by Sun Microsystems, Ms. Wang launched a Rent-A-CTO boutique consultancy, securing contracts from Fortune 500 companies, including MCI, Fannie Mae and Sprint. Ms. Wang joined the venture-backed startup InLine Software as their Chief Architect, leading product development of enterprise software. Ms. Wang also founded an online women's business community, iBizWomen.com.
Ms. Wang is a thought leader on strategic marketing, business development, and small business issues as well as government procurement policies. She is a two-term Council Member of the National Women's Business Council, a non-partisan federal advisory council created to serve as an independent source of advice and counsel to the President, Congress, and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) on economic issues of importance to women business owners. She also serves as a Trustee to Excelsior College and a member of the Board of Directors at Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP). She recently earned two international MBA's from Georgetown University and ESADE (Spain) respectively.