Wing Kin (WK) joined Huawei in September 2011 with over 30 years of experience in the areas of Internet, Telecommunications and Computing Technologies. Before joining Huawei, WK worked as the Chief Technology Officer at Cisco China where he was responsible for System Engineering Management and Product Management with over $1B USD annual revenue. WK has also held many leadership roles within Ericsson, 3Com, Digital Equipment Corporation and Philip Data Systems that enables him to possess in-depth understanding of the ICT industry.
Bill’s responsibilities include leading Huawei’s interaction with the Federal government, nationalmedia and other third party stakeholders. Prior to joining Huawei, Bill spent 12 years in senior management positions with Nokia. His last position with Nokia in 2009 was as Vice President, Sales and Go to Market, Americas where he led portfolio management and integration of Nokia devices and services. Prior to that, Bill served as Vice President, Nokia North America Multimedia Business Group, spearheading several market-making initiatives and building brand and sales for Nokia Nseries products and related services. Earlier in his Nokia career, Bill served as Vice President, External Affairs, overseeing aggregate external affairs functions, Corporate Communications and Government Relations for Nokia North America, as well as VicePresident, Corporate Strategy, Nokia Americas.
Prior to joining Nokia, Bill served from 1990 through 1997 as a United States Foreign Service Officer, with positions in the Office of the Under Secretary for Business Affairs, the Office of Multilateral Trade, and the U.S. diplomatic mission to the Republic of Ecuador. Before joining the State Department, Bill worked as a financial services executive.
Bill’s past and present board or Principal corporate representative memberships include the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA), the Finnish- American Chamber of Commerce, the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA), the European American Business Council, and the State Department’s Advisory Committee on International Communications and Information Policy. Bill is a graduate of the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Washington, D.C.
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