At CEO (Boardroom Media) we track over 1,000,000 startups and over 5,000,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top Hong Kong based CEO’ operating in the Telecommunications space. If you think a CEO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
CEO & Founder of KaiOS Technologies
Sebastien Codeville is CEO of KaiOS Technologies, the company behind an emerging, global ecosystem of affordable digital products and services. In 2016, Sebastien led the company in the development and delivery of their mobile operating system, KaiOS, which enables a new category of smart feature phones and other IoT devices that use limited memory, while still offering a rich user experience. Sebastien is a founding member of the company, bringing more than 20 years of experience in telecommunications and technology. Under Sebastien’s leadership KaiOS is experiencing explosive growth, already powering 50 million phones in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Asia through partnerships with AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Reliance Jio, HMD, Micromax, Doro, and Bullitt. The organization has also rapidly expanded globally from 50 to over 250 people within two years’ time.
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About KaiOS Technologies: KaiOS Technologies powers an emerging global ecosystem of affordable digital products and services.
CEO and Founder of Biorna Quantics
Research Associate at Oxford University (2014 to present), Justin held the position of Research Associate Professor at Fuller School of Psychology (USA, 2012-14), and was a consultant for quantitative methodology at Oxford University (UK, 2009-11). Justin holds a doctorate (DPhil Anthropology) from Oxford University, and is published author of several high-impact academic papers, and has presented at many international conferences in Europe, America, and Asia. Experience includes hosting many workshops and seminars in several East-West exchange contexts, and as an academic researcher the conducting of several large-scale experimental studies with subjects in the UK, China, and Hong Kong SAR. As an athlete, Justin was a black belt judo player and member of British Judo Squads 2007-08, 2008-09. He was an Oxford University funded athlete (2008-09), Oxford University Blues Captain 2008-09, and 3-times Full Blue for sporting achievement at national and international level. Others sporting achievements include IBJJF Pan-American Champion 2013, and current holder of 8 x Hong Kong IPF National Powerlifting records in the U105kg category. Justin views his venture into preventative health and optimal performance as the perfect marriage his academic career as quantitative researcher and his time as a national athlete—few people are so lucky as to make their passions their working life.
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About Biorna Quantics: Biorna Quantics provides a digital intelligence solution for the future of human optimization.
CEO & Founder of Artificial Life
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About Artificial Life: Artificial Life is a new kind of incubator and investor, investment scout and business advisor.
Chief Executive Officer of PCCW Global
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About Console Connect, PCCW Global: PCCW Global, international arm of HKT, a leading Global Service Provider
President & CEO of CommVerge Solutions
Edmund Wei has over 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry in the Asia-Pacific region, spanning the areas of sales, marketing, finance, manufacturing, construction and service operations. Prior to starting CommVerge Solutions, he was Managing Director at Lucent Technologies Asia-Pacific Inc. In this capacity, he was responsible for the P&L and strategic growth of Lucent’s Network Products Group in Asia Pacific, including supporting its joint ventures in the region. Edmund began his career as an investment advisor in the field of infrastructure building and manufacturing in Taiwan, where he was a consultant in the sales & marketing, and services strategies for civil and telecommunications construction companies. He was also the Founder and General Manager of a construction technology manufacturing firm. After consulting for AT&T and moving to Hong Kong in 1993, he formally joined AT&T Network Systems in 1994 to seek, evaluate, structure, and manage joint venture investments for telecommunications equipment manufacturing in Asia Pacific. Edmund holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto and an MBA from York University, Canada.
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About CommVerge Solutions: CommVerge Solutions is a providing superior professional services as well as advanced network and application solutions.
Founder and CEO of Doki Technologies
Before founding Doki Technologies, Casper’s extensive experience in strategic marketing, product development, and technology spans from his tenure at leading innovative companies such as Adidas and Fitbit. His vision and leadership spearheads the way forward for the Doki Technologies team.
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About Doki Technologies: Doki Technologies is an IoT company developing location-based smart devices to keep parents and their young children connected.