Senior Director, Technology in Wireless Research & Developmen
Dr. Eddy Kwon has been working for over 20 years on research and standardization of 3G, 4G, and 5G wireless communications systems including 3GPP2 CDMA2000, EV-DO, EV-DV, BCMCS (broadcast and multicast Service), UMB (Ultra Mobile-Broadband) and 3GPP HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE, and 5G NR. He has served as the rapporteur of the 3GPP study on 5G NR beyond 52.6 GHz and the 3GPP study on XR (AR/VR/Cloud Gaming) evaluations for 5G NR. He also worked on research and standardization of ETSI DVB-T2 (Digital Video Broadcasting — Second Generation Terrestrial) in 2007 and 2008, where he served as an editor of the DVB-T2 specifications. Recently, he has been serving as Chairman of Technology Working Group, Next Generation Alliance - North American 6G alliance since June 2021.
He is currently Senior Director, Technology in Wireless Research & Development at Qualcomm, where he leads system design and standardization in a flagship 5G & 6G Research Program.
He was at Intel from 2013 to 2019 where he headed Intel’s 3GPP RAN research & standardization and industry coalition. From 2000 to 2013, he worked for Samsung with emphasis on 3G and 4G system design, performance evaluation, and standardization of 3GPP, 3GPP2, and DVB-T2 systems.
He received his PhD degree in electrical engineering from University of California, San Diego in 2013.