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Jo Sungho

Director, Head of the 5G Tech Lab at SKTelecom R&D

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Mr. Sungho Jo as the Director, The Head of 5G Tech. Lab is currently responsible for developing 5G Networks at SK Telecom R&D. He joined SK Telecom at 1997, and worked for the network operation division.

From 2001, he has not only contributed commercialization of CDMA1X and EVDO but also took a responsibility for WCDMA development of SK Telecom. Since 2011, he has successfully led the Korea-first LTE launch, the world-first multi-carrier deployment, the world-first nation-wide HD Voice (VoLTE) commercialization, the world-first LTE-A (Carrier Aggregation) commercialization, and directing LTE evolution and beyond LTE-A of SK Telecom as the head of Commercialization part at Access Network Lab. He also led a successful LoRa IoT Network Commercialization in 2016. He has been the head of 5G Tech. Lab since 2015.

His current interest mainly focuses on next generation communication system like 5G, SDN/NFV and LTE-A Evolution, LPWA,IoT.  He received a Bachelor degree in the department of Electronic Engineering at Kyungpook National University (KNU) and received a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree at Korea University.