Paul BerrimanGroup CTO at PCCW Global
Mr. Paul BERRIMAN is the Group Chief Technology Officer, and responsible for Technology Strategy and Development, a position which he held since May 2007, having joined PCCW in 2002. Mr. Berriman is primarily responsible for leading the Group's product and technology roadmap and strategic development as well as Data Analytics. Prior to his present appointment, he had held positions as Head of Strategic Market Development and SVP, Strategy and Marketing. Mr. Berriman has over 25 years of experience in telecommunications, media and convergence. In 2009 he was recognised by the IPTV World Forum with their Special Merit Award for Outstanding Industry Contribution. In 2008 he was listed as one of the Global Telecoms Business Magazine's top 100 "most influential persons in telecoms".
Prior to joining PCCW in 2002, Mr. Berriman was the Managing Director of Arthur D. Little in Hong Kong, a management consultancy firm, and was involved in telecommunications consultancy projects globally. Previously he also held executive, technical, engineering and operations management roles in several major Hong Kong service providers including the Hong Kong Telephone Company and Hong Kong Telecom CSL.
Mr. Berriman graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electro-acoustics from the University of Salford in the UK in July 1979, and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Hong Kong in November 1985. He became a Chartered Engineer in June 1986 and is a full member of The Institution of Engineering and Technology. He is Chairman of a Global TD-LTE Initiative (GTI) Working Group, a board member of the Next Generation Mobile Networks Alliance (NGMN Ltd.) and an independent non-executive director of Spark New Zealand (f.k.a. Telecom Corporation of New Zealand) having joined the Board in December 2011. He is also a non-executive director of mobile operator, Rain Ltd., in South Africa. He was also a member of OFTA’s Telecommunications Standards Advisory Committee for many years.