Jessie Adcock is currently the City of Vancouver’s Chief Technology Officer, having stepped into the role after a successful 3 years as the City’s first Chief Digital Officer. As one of the first public sector CDO’s in Canada, Jessie led the execution of a multi-year digital strategy focused on the growth of direct channels; enhancing citizen services and engagement; improving the City’s data and technology infrastructure; enabling a digital more digital workforce; and helping create opportunity for the innovation economy. She is now leading the City’s wider technology transformation as it navigates the era of Smart City technologies driven by IoT, Mobility, Data and Cloud. Prior to transitioning into public sector in 2013, she held global roles on IT, marketing and digital teams, working in the FI and Telecom sectors, developing and implementing digital strategies, leading innovation and application development, and managing direct customer channels for consumer and business markets.Back to previous page
Chief Marketing Officer
Huawei Wireless Solution
Dr. Yuefeng Zhou is Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) for Huawei’s Wireless Solution. Dr. Zhou leads marketing strategy, marketing programs, brand building and demand generation across Huawei’s portfolio of wireless network products and solutions.
Dr. Zhou joined Huawei Technologies Co.,Ltd. in 2008, and has held several senior leadership positions including Director of Mobile Innovation Center (MIC) for the Wireless Network Product Line Management Department in Europe, Chief Operation Officer for the FDD LTE Product Line, and President of Small Cell & Wi-Fi Wireless Networks.
Dr. Zhou has worked in the telecommunications industry for over 16 years and has extensive experience across planning, R&D, production, marketing and services. In 2000, Dr. Zhou began his career in telecoms-related R&D and before joining Huawei he worked for Fujitsu Laboratories Europe and NEC Europe.
Dr. Zhou received his PhD degree from the University of Edinburgh in UK. He also holds the MSc and BEng degrees from Xi’an Jiaotong University in China.Back to previous page
Greg was responsible for strategic marketing of PMC-Sierra’s flagship SONET/SDH product line, and the launch of five successful products for optical networking infrastructure and cellular backhaul networks, including the world’s first single-chip Add/Drop Multiplexer. After completing his MBA in 2005 he consulted in a marketing and operations capacity for a number of businesses before joining Veridae Systems in 2010 as VP of Marketing and Sales (Acquired by Tektronix). As VP of Marketing for Riot Micro, Greg is responsible for strategic product planning, promotion, and business development activities.Back to previous page
Dr. Geng Wu is an Intel Fellow and a Chief Technologist for Intel Wireless Technologies and Standards. He leads Intel’s 5G wireless standards and technology development, and works extensively with global research and development community and ecosystem partners. Dr. Wu’s current focus areas include future generation network architectures and devices including automotive, new air interface design and performance evaluation, and end-to-end optimization for mobile services and applications.Back to previous page
David Woodcock is the VP Sales & Business Development for Colony Networks. In this role, he is responsible for the company’s market-facing activities through partner channels such as network operator and integrators, as well as direct customer relationships. Additionally, David works to expand Colony’s business relationships with new partners, both from a commercial and technology perspective.
David has more than 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry in roles spanning systems engineering, product management and sales in both Canada and the United States. His deep technical background and strong customer focus has led to success across many markets such as network engineering, mobile devices, wireless hardware development, consumer electronics, professional services and enterprise software.
David has a degree in Systems Design Engineering from the University of Waterloo and an MBA from Queen’s University.Back to previous page