Haohong Wang
General Manager, TCL Research America

As the General Manager of TCL Research America, Dr. Haohong Wang oversees the R&D activities in North America for TCL, a global leader in consumer electronics with over 70,000 employees worldwide and ranks the 3rd in TV and the 5th in mobile phone business. Dr. Wang is a recognized leader in multimedia and communication societies, a recipient of the IEEE MMTC Distinguished Service Award, a co-author of five books, and an inventor of over 50 US patents and pending applications.

  Before joining TCL, he held technical and management positions at AT&T, Catapult, Qualcomm, Marvell, and Cisco. Dr. Wang’s research areas include multimedia computing, communications, and social media analytics. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Communications, and Vice President of Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association. He chaired the IEEE Multimedia Communications Technical Committee, and the IEEE Technical Committee on Human Perception and Multimedia Computing. He also chaired the IEEE GLOBECOM 2010, IEEE ICME 2011, and IEEE VCIP 2014. He received his Ph.D. from Northwestern University, Evanston, USA.