Eddy Kwon

Senior Director, Wireless Research & Development

Technology Working Group Chair

Dr. Eddy Kwon has worked for over 20 years on research and standardization of 3G, 4G, and 5G wireless communications systems including 3GPP2 CDMA2000, EV-DO, EV-DV, BCMCS (broadcast and multicast Service), UMB (Ultra Mobile-Broadband) and 3GPP HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE, and 5G NR. He has served as the rapporteur of the 3GPP study on 5G NR beyond 52.6 GHz and the 3GPP study on XR (AR/VR/Cloud Gaming) evaluations for 5G NR. He also worked on research and standardization of ETSI DVB-T2 (Digital Video Broadcasting — Second Generation Terrestrial) in 2007 and 2008, where he served as an editor of the DVB-T2 specifications. Eddy is currently Senior Director, Technology in Wireless Research & Development at Qualcomm, where he leads system design and standardization in a flagship 5G & 6G Research Program. Eddy was at Intel from 2013 to 2019 where he headed Intel’s 3GPP RAN research & standardization and industry coalition, and served as Intel’s 3GPP RAN head of delegation. He also headed Intel’s research and standardization effort on MulteFire (LTE-based technology operating in unlicensed bands). From 2000 to 2013, he worked for Samsung with emphasis on 3G and 4G system design, performance evaluation, and standardization of 3GPP, 3GPP2, and DVB-T2 systems. He received his PhD degree in electrical engineering from University of California, San Diego. He resides in San Diego, California.