Kwok Wu is currently the Head of Embedded Software and Systems Solutions, Freescale Semiconductor. Dr. Kwok Wu has many years of diverse experience in advanced embedded systems and software. He has delivered high-performance scalable software platforms and products for Freescale’s Power Architecture, Starcore DSP, ARM, and ZigBee Systems-on-Chips (SoCs) in the wireless broadband networking, telecommunications, enterprise, consumer, automotive, industrial, smart energy, and health segments.

Kwok has been selected as 2012 Innovator of the Year by ECD – Embedded Computing Design Magazine for his platform approach to Wireless Smart Gateways (3G/4G Broadband, 802.11n, 802.11AC Wifi, 802.11.14 Zigbee wireless sensor network) He also received the Innovative Networking Product Award, Broadband World Forum 2011with Secured Broadband multi-service Gateway and Best Networking and Communication Product Award, Smart Metering at Australia & New Zealand Summit 2012. He is an award-winning industry veteran and sought after speaker.

He has held various executive management positions at AT&T Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technology, Actel, AMD, Lattice and Freescale Semiconductor. Kwok is member of IEEE Computer Society, and holds a Treasurer position at the Austin Chapter of IEEE Communications Society and hold a PhD, EECS (Computer Engineering) from the University of Texas at Austin.