2017 Forum programme

Yong Gyoo Lee
 Yong Gyoo Lee

SVP (Senior Vice President), Network Strategy BU
KT Corporation
Korea, Republic of


YongGyoo Lee is Senior Vice President of Network Strategy Business Unit of KT. In this role he is in charge of developing network strategy which includes formation of future-proof network architecture, roadmap for next-generation evolution of KT’s network, spectrum strategy as well as t standardization. He has been worked as Alternate Board Member of KT for NGMN since 2015.

Currently, he is in charge of the development of KT’s 5G pre-commercial system for 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games and 5Gcommercial service system. He has successfully coordinated KT 5G activities since January 2015.

He had major role in LTE technology development activity since 2011. Under his engagement, KT has commercialized innovative features in LTE for the first time in the world, such as virtualized network based CoMP, wideband carrier aggregation etc. and has deployed LTE smallcell at hotspot area in main urban region. He also has been working on securing technical competitiveness of KT’s service by introducing new series of LTE functions. He made the critical contribution when KT won the "Outstanding LTE Contribution and Outstanding Overall MobileTechnology-The CTO’s choice" at GSMA MWC GLOMO Award 2014, held in Barcelona and "Most Significant Development for CommercialLTE Network by an Operator" at LTE Award 2012.