Jim Wong, Vice President of Engineering at Aircore: Using Real-time Social for Customer Engagement

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Published on April 7, 2023

In this episode, Sebastian Rusk interviews Jim Wong, Vice President of Engineering at Aircore, leading provider of infrastructure powering global social transformation with real-time communication tools. Jim Wong shares insights on how real-time audio and video—based on WebRTC—can enhance customer engagement and meet the needs of today’s consumer. He also discusses how Aircore helps businesses of all kinds deal with remote collaboration.

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With over 25 years of experience as an engineer and leader, Jim previously served as the Architect and Director of Platform Engineering at SugarSync, a software development company providing secure cloud storage and file-sharing services. At SugarSync, he led the team responsible for the core client-server synchronization framework and developed a flexible and scalable system to store petabytes of data and billions of end-user files.

Jim also served as a Principal Architect at vLine, a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) for messaging and real-time audio and video communication.

Jim holds a master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Illinois.

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  • Introduction of Jim Wong – 00:29
  • What is Aircore, and how does it work? – 01:14
  • The importance of customer loyalty – 04:33
  • Using gamification to drive engagement – 06:19
  • How Aircore helps businesses turn social media channels into revenue streams – 09:20

Notable Quotes:

  • “Social media is a double-edged sword. It can either make or break your brand.” – Jim Wong – 01:46
  • “Brand loyalty is everything. Without it, your business won’t survive in the long run.” – Jim Wong – 04:46
  • “Gamification is a powerful tool that can turn mundane tasks into something fun and engaging.” – Jim Wong – 06:29
By Jennifer Johnson Jennifer Johnson has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team

Jennifer Johnson is an Operations Specialist and Booking Producer at Grit Daily.

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