Helen WongDirector, Product & Partner Strategy at Verizon Asia Pacific
As Director Product & Partner Strategy Asia Pacific, Helen is responsible for the Verizon portfolio of IP Network Services, Managed Network Services, Software Defined Networking, Network Function Virtualization and Managed Security solutions. Her role is accountable for access product management, partner evaluation, new revenue development, country product strategy and profitability across the Asia Pacific region. Helen joined Verizon in 2005 as Regional Group Manager, Network Planning for North Asia. She has since taken on the Director role for Asia Pacific Network Planning prior to the current Product Director role. She manages a high performance team across the region to leverage not only their exceptional technical skills but also their in country expertise to support local customers and to manage local partners. With over 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, Helen has extensive leadership experience being responsible for activities spanning technical and solution engineering to sales operations, network planning and product management. Helen worked in Australia and Hong Kong supporting global customers and network expansion into new markets. She worked in companies including Datacraft, Telstra (Australia & International) and Reach Global Services prior to joining Verizon. Helen holds Master and Bachelor degrees on Electrical Engineering majoring in communications and microelectronics from University of New South Wales in Australia.