Doris Wong first joined Texas Instruments as a methods and tooling engineer and later joined the Quality
organization, performing various tasks within the Quality
organization as a functional quality engineer in the Assembly and Board
shops, quality control supervisor, and hardware quality engineer on
various major defense programs.
Wong knew that software engineering would be
an excellent career path and moved into Software Quality Engineering where she spent a few years on several major
programs before becoming the Sensors and Electronics Segment (SES) Year
2000 Quality Lead in 1998. This position branched out to the 26
Raytheon domestic and internation sites in SES. In early 1999, Wong was selected
as the segment representative for the Raytheon Corporate Year 2000 Test
Assessment team. After completion of the Year 2000 Quality activities, she was
selected to be the TSAP Software Quality Engineering Lead.
Wong is also an active volunteer for the annual Texas Instruments
"Take Our Daughters to Work," chairperson for the Chinese Intiative
Organization, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville college recruiter,
co-chair for the Raytheon Asian Initiave Team, Collin County Boosting
Engineering & Technology & Science (BEST) volunteer, Leadership
Assessment & Mentoring Program (LAMP) chairperson, and Raytheon
representative for the Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of
She is recognized as a professional engineer in the state of Texas and a member of the American Society of Quality Control, the Chinese Institute of Engineers
and WITI. Wong recently participated in the 2000 WITI Dallas
Conference in a panel discussion.
She is married and the mother of one daughter.
Doris Wong answers these questions:
1. What was your first job in technology?
2. Who has been your most significant mentor? Why?
3. What has been your greatest challenge and what strategies
did you use to overcome obstacles?
4. Who has been the most influential person in your life?
5. What lessons have you learned that would be valuable to
women beginning their careers in technology?
6. What new technology do you believe will have the most positive
impact on the world in the next 20 years? The most negative impact?
On the lighter side:
1. If you could have dinner with any 2 people (living or not),
who would they be?
2. What was the last book you read? What books do you love to recommend?
3. If you couldn't do what you are doing now, what profession would you choose?
4. What is your definition of success?