Dr Kwok Wu

Kwok Wu

Head of Embedded Software and Systems

Dr. Kwok Wu, an award-winning industry veteran and sought after speaker, has been
awarded  2012 Innovator of the Year by ECD – Embedded Computing Design Magazine for
his platform approach to Wireless Smart IOT Gateways*. Kwok is also author of
Collaborative Internet of Things published by John Wiley and Sons.

In 2015 Kwok was recognized by Freescale CEO with the company’s Diamond Chip
Award for championing the Internet of Tomorrow Tour to fruition. The award was the highest
honor bestowed by Freescale CEO for delivering exceptional contribution. The Internet of
Tomorrow Tour (and the follow on NXP Smarter World Tour) was an ambitious project to
showcase the Internet of Things (IoT) in a mobile training and demonstration platform through
visits to companies, universities, and major conferences. The project received numerous
industry accolades and awards.

Executive engineering management experience in the development of advanced, innovative
and competitive embedded and FPGA hardware/software products.

VP and Director of Software Engineering with extensive management experience and start-up
IPO, M&A experience.

Served as Technical Advisory Board Member (TAB) for a start-up company in FPGA and
professional consultant in the field of embedded processors and systems, semi-conductor
and EDA. Treasurer of IEEE-Communication Society.

Specialties: Led global multi-site development teams to deliver quality product on time, within
budget and met customer needs in the areas of advanced embedded Systems and
Software, EDA Design Automation, and FPGA software development teams and have a
proven track record in software engineering, project/process management and quality
assurance methodology skills.

Unique system engineering expertise in development of market-ready embedded hardware
and software.

Sought-after presenter at IEEE Conferences. Kwok is 2012 Innovator of the year, by
Embedded Computing Design Magazine for Smart Wireless Gateway Platform, author of
Collaborative Internet of Things book, recipient of Freescale CEO Diamond Chip Award.



April 5, 2018
TRAN-01: Current and Future State of Autonomous Vehicles and Electrified Vehicle Infrastructure
Room 204
11:45 AM  -  12:30 PM
April 6, 2018
TECH-04: Autonomous machines (Drones, Rovers) in Smart Cities
Room 104
16:00  -  16:45