Byungsuk Kim

Byungsuk Kim

VP Next Generation Technology, KT

Byungsuk Kim is the Vice President of Next Generation Technology at KT(Korea Telecom) Network Group. He has more than 25 years of experience in research, product development, spectrum strategy and strategic planning in wireless communications.

He has been working on 5G network and technical strategy since 2015, and had managed projects to develop the 5G specifications and systems for the world’s first broad-scale 5G trial service at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games. He is currently responsible for 5G network technology & spectrum strategy at KT.

Prior to joining KT in 2011, he worked for Samsung Electronics in Korea and Telcordia Technologies(formerly Bellcore) in U.S.A. His areas of expertise include IP networking, network migration strategy, spectrum strategy and 5G technologies.

He holds a Ph.D. degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Tokyo.