FileMaker, Inc. ( — a wholly owned subsidiary of Apple — has appointed David Pong as new business development manager for Canada.  Based in Toronto, Pong will drive market awareness and business opportunities for FileMaker database software products across Canada to prospective customers, developers and channels.

A veteran FileMaker database developer, Pong has created and sold custom solutions using FileMaker technologies for diverse organizations, from the City of Toronto to Robertson Electric Wholesale. During his career, he also worked with Apple reseller Elm Street Computer Terminal, as well as with Apple Canada in Southwestern Ontario to help resellers grow their businesses.

Pong is a member of the FileMaker Business Alliance and FileMaker TechNet and also organized the Toronto and Southern Ontario FileMaker Users Group (SOFA) and delivered numerous webinars, events and training sessions. In his new role, he will report to Keith Robinson, FileMaker vice president of sales for Americas and Asia-Pacific. Pong studied Computer Science at York University and has completed numerous additional courses in management, communications and sales.