Mr. Sungho JO

Director, Head of 5G Tech Lab | SK Telecom Co., Ltd. Research & Development

Mr. Sungho Jo as the Director, The Head of 5G Tech. Lab is currently responsible for developing 5G Networks and IoT 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.