Ex-BT CTO joins HUAWEI
Huawei, a leader in providing next-generation telecommunications network solutions for operators around the world, today announced that Matt Bross, the former BT Group Chief Technology Officer and CEO of BT innovate, has joined Huawei as its Chief Technology Officer, with effect from October 1.
In this role, Mr. Matt Bross will focus on identifying global telecommunications industry and network architecture trends that will guide Huawei’ s continuous customer-centric innovation of products and solutions. He will also support the company’ s efforts in delivering the latest products and solutions for North American customers.
“We warmly welcome Matt Bross to Huawei,” said Mr. Ken Hu, Executive Vice President of Huawei. “Mr. Bross is a communications technology visionary with a wealth of industry experience. He is also a business leader with a strong spirit of innovation and will help Huawei better understand customer requirements to create more business value.”
“I am honored to join a dynamic company such as Huawei. The company’ s solutions, developed through customer-centric innovation, have won wide recognition among the world’ s top operators. I look forward to working closely with Huawei’ s technology and management teams in developing a world-leading solutions portfolio that fully meet customer requirements,” said Mr. Matt Bross, Chief Technology Officer for Huawei.
Mr. Bross has had a long and distinguished career in the telecommunications industry. Most recently, he was Group Chief Technology Officer of BT Group and CEO of BT innovate, responsible for technology strategy, vision and innovation across all BT divisions. Mr. Bross was a driving force behind BT’s 21st Century Network transformation program and led a global BT technology and research organization that spanned the Asia-Pacific, the U.S. and Europe. Previously, Mr. Bross held senior positions at ConTel, MasterCard,Critical technology a company he founded and Williams Communication.