Joe So

CTO at Huawei Enterprise Business Group

Mr. Joe So is Chief Technology Officer of Industry Solutions, Enterprise Business Group, at Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. In this role, he is focused on IT, wireless, network and Unified Communications & Collaborations (UC&C) products particularly for smart city, public safety, energy, banking & financial service, transportation and managed services providers. He leads a team of R&D and pre-sales engineers in developing and formulating solutions for the company’s enterprise customers. With over 28 years of experience in the ICT field, Mr. So has a good command over the value chain: from engineering, customer satisfaction and sales support to operation, marketing and business development. Mr. So joined Huawei in 2005 as part of a senior management team with a mission to globalize the Technical Service division. He was then appointed as the Head of Solution Sales for Finance, Transportation, Utilities and Government in 2010. Prior to Huawei, Mr. So worked for various global ICT providers, where he was responsible for driving the companies’ enterprise and telecom businesses in the Asia Pacific region since 1995. He was also a consultant for SMEs in China, providing strategic direction and guidance on overseas expansion for their businesses.