Frank Zinghini


Frank Zinghini, founder and CEO of Applied Visions; founder and board member, Code Dx; President, Software Design Solutions. 

Frank has been successfully leading top application development teams for decades across a wide variety of industries. Frank founded Applied Visions in 1987, and since then has led the company from its basement-office beginnings to the multi-location solution provider it is today, serving both commercial and government organizations. 

Frank has dedicated his career to developing applications that work in the marketplace because they are simultaneously simple and powerful. Users understand what to do at a glance. This is why the company is called “Applied Visions”; the overriding goal is to build practical, market-ready applications that bring each client’s vision to life while meeting user needs. 

Frank and his team have developed complex applications for a wide range of revenue-producing commercial applications; military applications; games and educational applications; applications for retailers and franchisees; business-to-business membership applications; and applications for Internet of Things and embedded devices. In all cases, Frank makes sure the effort involves the components that make an application successful: Deep user experience research and wise business and technology decisions.

Frank has a BS in Electrical Engineering and an MS degree in Computer Science from Stony Brook University. Applied Visions supports the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences by funding a student scholarship, and Frank serves on the Computer Science Advisory Board.

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