Jeon Hong-Beom

Chief Digital Transformation Officer, KT (Korea Telecom)

Dr. Jeon has worked on the R&D and technology strategy area for the next generation networks during the most of his career in KT. He researched the communication technologies such as the evolution of network architecture and strategic development. He also had led the strategic planning of technology evolution and deployment in the services and networks of KT. He was also formerly in charge of technical examination for technology investments and strategic planning for future business at KT, and the head of Smart Green Development Center, where he had directed smart green IT convergence technology initiatives such as the implementation of Green IT and Smart Grids of KT. He is currently leading the Infra Laboratory in the Institute of Convergence Technology. The lab’s major R&D areas are network architecture, evolution plan, and cost effective technologies/solutions for mobile/wireline access and backbone networks He received his BS in Electrical Engineering from Seoul National University and MS, Ph. D in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology).