Speaker profile

Wooyong Choi

Head of NVF Development
SK Telecom

Wooyong Choi is the Head of NFV Development in SK Telecom.

He led many R&D projects in NFV area and commercially launched the world-first virtualized IMS providing mass market VoLTE/ViLTE services based on NFV technology in 2015. After then he has focused in NFV management and operation area and led the project of development of the T-MANO which is the world-first generic MANO and commercialized it in 2017. After the launch of T-MANO, he has won the 5G Asia awards in the category of ‘Leading Contribution to NFV and SDN’ and the GLOTEL awards in the ‘Ground-breaking Virtualization Initiative’, and the Network Virtualization Awards in the ‘Best MANO Solution’ and ‘Most Successful Deployment of NFV’.

Using this T-MANO SK Telecom has been easily expanding the overall network virtualization in company and will deploy all kinds of 5G access/core VNFs based on T-MANO.

He has also been involved in the NFV standardization activities in ETSI. Currently he is in charge of the NFV development and network evolution strategies such as 5G in SK Telecom.

Agenda sessions

Day 2

March 27, 2019

12:30 pm
Realizing NFV-based Automation in the Mobile Telco Network