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CTO, EVP & Head of Corporate R&D Center at SK Telecom
Dr. Alex Jinsung Choi is serving as CTO, Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate R&DCenter. Dr. Choi joined SK Telecom in 2012 as Executive Vice President and Head of Technology Strategy Office. He is responsible for building the company’s technology roadmaps and strategies aimed at securing technology leadership in the rapidly-evolving mobile marketplace. In line with the company’s efforts to open a new 5G era, his focus is currently on developing next generation network and future ICT technologies including 5G, Artificial Intelligence, NFV/SDN, SDDC, Cloud &Big Data, Quantum Communication, Media and IoT. Choi has over 20 years of experience in the mobile telecommunications industry. Before joining SK Telecom, he held various key positions at LG Electronics including EVP & Head of Mobile Communications Business Unit, EVP & Head of Mobile Core Technology Lab and SVP & Head of Next-Generation Telecommunications Lab. Choi is credited with developing the world’s first LTE handset modem chip and launching LG’s first Android smartphone. He has also actively participated in global standardization activities through 3GPP/3GPP2, NGMN, OMA and ITU.He received his Bachelor's degree in Control and Instrumentation Engineering from Seoul National University; and Master's Degree in Computer Engineering and Doctor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Southern California.