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Dr. Chris TongDr. Chris Tong received his B.A. (summa cum laude) in Computer Science from Columbia University in 1978 (when he was also made a member of Phi Beta Kappa), and his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford University in 1988. He was an assistant professor of Computer Science at Rutgers University from 1984 through 1994; at Rutgers, he was an award-winning teacher, and a world-renowned leader and project manager in the area of Artificial Intelligence. He has published numerous papers, led numerous workshops, was research investigator for several multi-million dollar grants from DARPA (the Defense Department's Advanced Research Projects Agency, that created the original Internet), and co-edited the "state of the art" series, "Artificial Intelligence in Engineering Design" (volumes I, II, and III). He has also been a manager, consultant, teacher, and researcher at many other well-known institutions, including MIT, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, and Siemens Research.

In 1994, Dr. Tong began applying his twenty years of experience on the Internet to the design and marketing of websites. This led him to create Enchanted Websites. Dr. Tong has led a small staff of friendly professionals in designing, upgrading, and marketing over several hundred commercial and not-for-profit websites, as well as providing state-of-the-art web hosting and domain name services for hundreds of domain names and websites via Host Your Site, the web hosting branch of Enchanted Websites, and Register Your Domain Name, the domain name services branch of Enchanted Websites .

Some of these sites have won recognition for the quality of their design (including an excellent review from the #1 newsstand web magazine, "The Web", a feature on MSNBC's nationally broadcast program, "The Site", Yahoo's "Pick of the Day", and sites featured in Entrepreneur Magazine, USA Today Magazine, and Entertainment Weekly). Others have had traffic to their site increased by more than tenfold through Enchanted Websites' state-of-the-art online marketing techniques.

Clients have included:

  • Kaiser Permanente, the #1 non-profit HMO in the United States.
  • Christine Feehan, author of the "Dark Series" romance novels, as well as the GhostWalkers and Drake Sisters novels. Her recent Dark Series novel, "Dark Demon", reached the #2 position on The New York Times bestseller list (behind only Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code). She has had over 20 books on The New York Times bestseller list.
  • Iman Cosmetics and Skincare, whose products are formulated by supermodel, Iman, and are among the best-recognized among women of color.
  • Ed Kowalczyk, the lead singer of the multi-platinum, alternative rock band LIVE, whose music was recently featured on The Tonight Show and in the box office movie smash, "The Mummy Returns", who won Billboard's Rock Artist of the Year award in 1995, and whose Secret Samadhi album debuted at the #1 position on the Billboard charts.
  • Patti LaBelle Fragrances, whose products are inspired by, approved by, and as colorful as Grammy award-winning singer, Patti LaBelle.
  • Ray Lynch, three-time Billboard award winner, and platinum album composer of the 1st New Age gold album, Deep Breakfast.
  • Barbara's Bakery, the #1 manufacturer of natural cold cereals in the United States.
  • Villas International, the 2nd oldest international vacation rental company in the United States, offering over 25,000 properties.
  • Aloha Bay Candles, the 3rd best-selling candle manufacturer in the Northeastern United States.
  • Celebriducks, recently featured by Jay Leno on the Tonight Show and by Entertainment Weekly, as one of its top 15 recommended holiday season gifts.
  • Color Me Beautiful, the internationally acclaimed cosmetic line (and bestselling book) that revolutionized the world of color cosmetics by introducing the concept of choosing color by season.
  • Name That Toon, the #1 publisher of advertising animation art in the world.
  • Flori Roberts, the 1st department store line of cosmetics developed specifically for African-American women, featured at Macy's and JCPenney.
  • Nature’s Path Foods, makers of cereal, breads, waffles, cereal bars, granola bars, cookies and crackers. Two of the company’s brands, Nature’s Path® and EnviroKidz,™ are together the #1 selling certified USDA Organic breakfast cereal in U.S. natural food supermarkets. Nature’s Path was named as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers in 2004.
  • The Paperweight Collectors Association, the #1 not-for-profit organization in the world for paperweight collectors.
  • Gale Hayman Beverly Hills, whose products are formulated by Gale Hayman, longtime beauty consultant to celebrities including Princess Grace and Barbra Streisand.
  • Applied Insight, whose groundbreaking "therapeutic consulting by phone" was featured by The New York Times, Fortune Magazine, USA Today, and National Public Radio.

Enchanted Websites has also been recognized by its peers. Its success has led to Dr. Tong's inclusion in Who's Who in Executives and Professionals (1998-99) and his selection for the 2002 National Leadership Award. We are regularly contracted by other web companies, including Meridian West, The Mews Group, Natural Net Marketing, International Webmasters AssociationNatural Health Yellow Pages, and Fred Rohé Marketing Solutions. We are one of a very small number of companies recommended by Americart, one of the world's leading e-commerce service providers. We are also a member of the International Webmasters Association.

attractive and effective websites Dr. Tong and his staff are dedicated to serving your need for an ATTRACTIVE and EFFECTIVE presence on the World Wide Web.



RECENT NEWS AND AN INVITATION
Even though Dr. Tong is not affiliated with any particular political party, he was honored by the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) with its 2002 National Leadership Award. At the same time, he was pleased to accept the NRCC's appointment as the Special Advisor to the Chairman, on the NRCC's Business Advisory Council.
National Leadership Award

Members of the Business Advisory Council are selected after an exhaustive search of key business leaders throughout the United States. Appointments and awards are based on the following criteria:

  • Successful entrepreneurial skills
  • Commitment to conservative business principles
  • Leadership skills in business management
  • Communication skills for proactively conveying ideas to Congressional leaders
  • Cooperative attitude and ability to generate positive working relationships
 
 
 

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