5G Consultant & former Solution Marketing Director at ZTE
Sichang Yang has 19 years of experience in the telecommunications/ICT industry. He is an expert in 3G/4G/5G, core network/telecom cloud, SDN/NFV, Internet of Things (IoT), smart city, Broadband/Optic, and ICT for the vertical industry. He owns in-depth knowledge in technology products and solutions, market trends, ecosystems, strategy planning, and B2B marketing. He keeps abreast with various business models and future trends, global policy and governance, and is familiar with both domestic and global markets.
Since November 2018, Sichang has worked as a freelance consultant, providing consultancy services for various companies and organizations on 5G, IoT, smart city, core networks, SDN/NFV, broadband, and an ICT for vertical industries. He also consults on strategy planning and IPD-based B2B marketing.
Since graduating in 2000 with a Master’s degree in computers, Sichang has been actively involved in the telecom/ICT industry. His first job was as a research engineer in the new service research center of the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT), where his research focused on the GSM/GPRS technology/network design and application.
In 2001, Sichang shifted to ERICSSON China working as a wireless engineer concentrating on GPRS network HLD/DLD, China mobile GPRS rollout and network tuning, with second-line technical support.
From 2003 to 2005, Sichang was at Nortel China, as a wireless marketer, supporting the GSM/GPRS/CDMA/GMS-R business in China and Hong Kong. He was also a member of the 3G strategy marketing and pricing team in Greater China.
In 2006, He worked for Huawei as a senior telecom marketer, providing total solutions and product planning to operators across Asia-Pacific.
In 2008, he served at ZTE as a Solution Marketing Director, where he engaged in high-level roles including strategy planning, market planning, and total solutions and product planning. In this role, he helped ZTE gain a competitive edge in emerging areas with key projects in 3G/4G/Pre-5G/5G, Core networks and IoT, to name a few.
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