Tommy is currently a Director within the CTO Group at ZTE Corporation focusing on 5G.
Tommy has 25 years experience in the Telecommunications industry and has held senior positions covering Technology, Innovation, Operation, Strategy and Planning on both vendor and operator sides. Tommy joined Ericsson in 1997 and after a 15 years career where he worked in numerous countries all over the globe holding a number of positions such as SI Director, Head of Next Generation Networks and Head Of Solutions, in 2012 he joined Telefónica UK as Head of Network Strategy & Programs leading Telefonica UK’s Technology Strategy, Network Delivery, Datacentre Infrastructure and Business planning divisions just as Telefónica UK got ready to embarked on its 4G journey. In 2015 he once again moved back to the vendor side taking up a position as Director within ZTE’s CTO Group and he is now focusing on 5G and how we build the bridge between the networks of today and tomorrow. Tommy has a very keen interested in new technology and spectrum related matters and have advised operators and regulators in various markets on wireless technology network strategy, spectrum valuation, spectrum policy and the future demand for spectrum. Tommy is an experiences advisor to private equity and have been involved in numerous Telco M&A activities on both buy and sell side.