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GTI Summit 2023
GTI Summit 2023, with the theme of “Re-connect For A Connected World”, will take place on 28th February during MWC Barcelona 2023. It aims to share inspiring views, explore more on cooperation strategies, integrated innovation insights and co-creation of new values towards a connected world, as well as elevate cooperation and impact and beyond.
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Time: 09:15-12:30, 28th February, 2023 (Barcelona Time)
Venue: Theatre 2 in Hall 6, Fira Gran Via, Barcelona, Spain

Who We Are

Founded in 2011, GTI has been dedicated to constructing a robust ecosystem of TD-LTE, speeding up the commercialization of TD-LTE and promoting the convergence of LTE TDD and FDD. Today, GTI has become an influential cooperation platform with global presence with operators and key vendors, and has completed the GTI 1.0 mission by building an end-to-end TD-LTE ecosystem and achieving global commercialization of TD-LTE and converged LTE TDD/FDD.

In 2016, GTI 2.0 was officially launched during the GTI Summit 2016 held on Feb. 23rd at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, aiming to continue to promote the global development of TD-LTE, to encourage convergence with FDD and to foster a cross-industry innovative and a synergistic 5G ecosystem.

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Leaders Committee

Sunil Bharti Mittal

Founder & Chairman
Bharti Enterprises



Masayoshi Son

Chairman & CEO
SoftBank Group Corp

Nick Read

Chief Executive Officer

Steering Committee

Craig Ehrlich

Steering Committee

Randeep Singh Sekhon

Chief Technology Officer
Airtel India and South Asia

Gao Tongqing

Executive Vice President
China Mobile

John Saw

Executive Vice President of Advanced & Emerging Technologies
T-Mobile US (incl. Sprint)

Mr. Jongsik Lee

SVP, Head of Infrastructure DX R&D Center

Mr. PS Tang

Managing Director
Arete M

Mr. Osamu Kamimura

Vice President and Head of Spectrum Policy Office

Mr. Luke Ibbetson

Director of Strategy and R&D organization
Vodafone Group

Mr. Guillermo Vazquez

Director Engineering & Technology of Broadband Latam
DIRECTV Latin America - AT&T

Dr. Chung Ng

SVP of Group CTO Office

Partner Forum Leadership Committee

Chen Shanzhi

Executive VP of R&D, CICT
IEEE Fellow

Magnus Ewerbring

Group CTO

Joseph Teng

SVP of Solutions’ InnovationStrategy
Green Packet

Gan Bin

Chief Marketing Officer of Wireless Solution

Howard Tsao

CTO of Broadband Networks

Aidy Zhang

VP, GM of TD-LTE Business Line

Edward George Tiedemann

SVP of Engineering

James Wilson

VP of Strategic Marketing
Qorvo, Inc.

Yunsang Park


Ben Lin

Executive VP/ CTO

GTI Secretariat

Huang Yuhong

Secretary General

GTI Secretariat is a management body, the members of which are only from GTI initiators. Secretariat mainly has the following duties and powers:
- Implementing the decisions of GTI and Steering Committee;
- Coordinating and managing the GTI bilateral, multilateral, and common activities;
- Drafting Operations Procedure and submitting to Steering Committee for review and approval;
- Drafting and submitting proposals to Steering Committee for review and approval;
- Executing the overall work plan of GTI.
A series of activities will be organized under the management of Secretariat, e.g. Summits, Roadshows, Exhibitions and Workshops.


GTI will organize a series of activities to bring operators and vendors together for sharing development strategies and technology know-how, expediting the development of terminals and fostering of global roaming and low-cost terminals, etc.

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