Jenny Wong

Business Analyst Practice Lead,North America

Jenny joined ThoughtWorks 11 years ago as a Business Analyst and is now the Practice Lead for North America.  She plays a wide range of roles from leading project inceptions to coaching and project delivery and has worked in over 18 cities in China, Hong Kong, India, US and the UK.  Jenny shares her practitioner skills and insights in workshops on projects as well as within ThoughtWorks.  In the public domain, Jenny speaks at software conferences on the art and science of agile business analysis.

The Interview

The thing I love most about my work is

Being able to play a number of roles, in an ever-changing environment.  The work is both challenging and rewarding  at the same time.

That feeling of exhilaration.  A lot of people spend their lifetime chasing this adrenaline rush, and I am grateful that I have found it here. 

The thing I'm most proud of from my time here is

Meeting the most brilliant, talented, humbled and passionate individuals that I call friends and colleagues across the globe.

With ThoughtWorks, I've visited

Europe: London, Hemel Hampsted, Madrid, Norway

North America: Atlanta GA, Bellevue WA, Blue Ash OH, Chicago IL, Cincinnati OH, Dover NH, Duluth GA, King of Prussia PA, Manhattan NY, Washington DC, Weston FL

South America: São Paulo, Fortaleza, Brasília, Rio de Janeiro, Porto Alegre - Brazil

Asia: Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Zhuhai

South Asia: Agra, Bangalore, Delhi, Mysore

... and that does not count the holiday destinations I've taken between work locations!

The best advice I can give a current or future ThoughtWorker is

Never stop learning, and share what you have learned with others.