May 7, 2006

About Me

Categories: About

I realize that I haven't actually identified who I am anywhere on this blog except contextually, so I thought I should finally do so after 2.5 years of blogging.

Name: Tony Chor

Locations: Bellevue, Washington, USA. Grew up in Woodbury, Minnesota. Born in Bozeman, Montana.

Professional stuff: Group Program Manager, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Corporation (This means I lead the set of people who design future versions of IE, take care of existing customers, and run the process of shipping all this goodness to the world.)

Prior to IE, I've been the Product Unit Manager (aka Management Overhead) or some form of Program Manager on Works (Mac and Windows), Golf 1.0 for Windows, Bookshelf, Encarta Online, Picture It! and Home Publishing, children's titles like Magic School Bus, media and devices stuff for Windows, and an ill fated attempt to put 16-bit Windows into telephones. I came to Microsoft straight out of college in 1990.

Education: BS Computer Science, Stanford University

Family (and characters in this blog from time to time): Michelle (wife - the one with the taste and sense in the family), Andrew (8 - sweet boy), Michael (5 - evil genius)

Other interests: It seems my hobby is collecting hobbies. I'm a good geek who loves all manner of food and drink (especially whisky and anything that's crunchy, salty, or rich), photography, golf, sailing, shooting, reading, travel, and electronic gadgetry. I've also started exercising -- running, cycling, and swimming mostly. Oh, I guess I blog too.

I wish I could play an instrument well, speak other languages really fluently, and get through all my email each day. I figure the first two are possible with a little discipline and hard work...

So, that's me in a nutshell. Back to the regularly scheduled program.

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