Dr Wen Tong
Dr Wen Tong is a Huawei Fellow, Head of Wireless Research and Head of Communications Technologies Laboratories at Huawei 2012 LAB, a corporative centralised next generation research initiative. He is currently based at the company’s R&D centre in Ottawa, Canada, where he is leading one of the largest wireless research organisations in the industry with more than 700 research experts.
He is responsible for the development of advanced algorithms and 3GPP/IEEE wireless standards and spearheads the research and development of 5G wireless technology for the company.
Dr. Tong received M.Sc. and Ph.D degrees in Electrical Engineering in 1986 and 1993 and joined the Wireless Technology Labs at Bell Northern Research in 1995 in Canada. He has pioneered fundamental technologies in wireless with 180 US patents granted.
Prior to joining Huawei in March 2009, he was a Nortel Fellow and the global Head of Network Technology Labs at Nortel. Dr. Tong was Nortel’s most prolific inventor. He has conducted advanced research spanning from 1G to 4G wireless at Nortel.
Dr. Tong also serves on the Boards of Directors of the WiFi Alliance and the Green Touch Consortium.