Entrepreneur, Award Nominee
Who is Byron Wong?
He hosted and co-produced Citytv's The NewMusic from 1997-1999. The New Music was one of the longest running music journalism TV programs in the world and pioneered both in-depth and irreverent interviews and presentations of music, culture, celebrity and technology.
In 1999 he co-founded Blue Spark, with entrepreneur, Kevin Bartus. Bluespark became one Canada's premiere web and e-commerce development companies. In 2004 it was acquired by OnX Enterprise Solutions, which in 2006 re-branded as Momentum. Clients included Bell, Rogers, CHUM, Purolator, The National Ballet, TIFF, and dozens of Fortune 500 Companies from across North America.
2011 saw the launch of zero11zero, a company dedicated to the convergence of motion media, new media, music, artist development, publishing and creative strategy. Recent projects and clients include the Toronto Blue Jays, Maclaren McCann, +tongtong, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and The Musideum.
As a music and TV/media producer, he has worked with The Crystal Method, The Eurythmics, David Usher, Delerium, David Bowie, Beck, Ben Harper, and many others. Other work includes albums with Montreal's Hexes and Ohs, Winhara, Tyler Yarema, Roger Mooking, and remixes with and for Glenn Morrison, Craig Armstrong, Lange, Mendo, Blank & Jones/New Order's Bernard Sumner. Recent work includes mixes for The Sheepdogs, City and Colour, Yukon Blonde, and hip-hop artist, Kendrick Lamar.