Alex Choi

Deutsche Telekom
Senior Vice President

“Dr. Alex Jinsung Choi is SVP of Research and Technology Innovation, Head of T-Laboratories Innovation at Deutsche Telekom AG. In addition, he is member of the Technology & Innovation management board, where he has responsibility for several strategic projects. In his position, he reports directly to Claudia Nemat, Member of the Board of Management, Technology & Innovation.

Dr. Choi has more than 20 years of experience in the mobile telecommunication industry. Prior to joining Deutsche Telekom, he served from 2012 as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Head of the Corporate R&D Division and the Technology Strategy Office for SK Telekom in South Korea, where he advanced key strategic and research topics. An important focus was on the development of next generation ICT technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), 5G and autonomous driving. With the introduction of “”NUGU””, the first AI- based virtual assistant in Korea, Dr. Choi was influential in the development of AI solutions. Before SK Telekom, Dr. Choi held various positions at LG Electronics, including Head of the Mobile Core Technology Lab and the Next Generation Telecommunications Lab. He was also previously chaired the Korea Artificial Intelligence Industry Association, as well as serving as Chairman of Telecom Infra Project (TIP), headed by Facebook, Deutsche Telekom and SK Telecom.”

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