CEO of CloudMinds Inc.
Bill Huang, as one of the first batch awardees of “Talent 1000” Expert Plan in China, was the former General Manager of China Mobile Research Institution and is now the Founder and CEO of CloudMinds Inc., Dean of School of Electronics, Information and Communications at Huazhong University of Science & Technology and Deputy Director of the Committee of Experts of Cloud Computing at China Electronics Association (CEA).
When working with AT&T Bell Labs early in his career and as the SVP and CTO of UTStarcom, Bill creatively proposed the soft switch concept of “Network is Switch”, co-established the International Soft switch Consortium (ISC), developed the first mobile soft switch system and the first carrier-class streaming media exchange and IPTV system in the world. In 2007, Bill joined China Mobile as the GM of China Mobile Research Institution and led technical innovation, research and development by prospectively proposing the strategic concept of constructing three major infrastructures (i.e. network, applications and terminals) of the next-generation mobile internet for carriers. He promoted the TD-LTE to be an internationally mainstream 4G standard. Bill established Cloudminds Inc. In 2015 and devoted himself into the development of Cloud Intelligent Robotics. In May 2016, Bill received IEEE CQR Chairman’s Award as the first awarded CEO from Chinese enterprises.