Mr. Zhuo (Joe) Han | President
Appointed as President of China Telecom Americas in January, 2013, Mr. Joe Han first joined China Telecom Americas in October 2009 as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, following a long and respected telecommunications career with Shanghai Telecom. Mr. Han holds a B.S. in Applied Physics from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, a Master of Business Administration from Fudan University, and Master of Science (Operational Communication) from Coventry University in the United Kingdom.
Mr. Hui Zhao | Vice President
Based in our Herndon headquarters, Mr. Zhao joined China Telecom Americas in 2009. Mr. Zhao’s telecommunications career, extending over 20 years, spanned critical roles in developing China’s telecom infrastructure with engineering, construction, and operational management responsibilities in China Telecom Corporation’s Sichuan Telecom subsidiary. Mr. Zhao holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Software from Sichuan University, as well as a Master’s Degree in Electronics and Information Engineering from Beijing University of Post and Telecommunications.
Mr. Thomas Lam | Vice President
Thomas Lam, CTA Vice President of Sales, leads the Americas sales team in growing China Telecom’s business throughout the Americas, as well as expanding and developing the company’s involvement in the global telecommunications industry. Mr. Lam started his telecommunications career in 1974 with Cable & Wireless Communications, before going on to a 30-year telecom career that has included senior positions in sales, marketing, national and international business development and management. Prior to joining China Telecom Americas, he was the Country Manager of PCCW for North America.
Ms. Yi Yu | Assistant President
Ms. Yu embarked on a career in international business with China Telecom in 2001 at China Telecom’s Headquarters in Beijing. After a successful start to her career in Beijing, Ms. Yu accepted a leadership position in Hong Kong and successfully grew China Telecom Global’s Wholesale Carrier Business throughout the Asia-Pacific Region. With a proven track record for success and vast knowledge of China Telecom products and services, Ms. Yu accepted another relocation offer, this time bringing her expertise to the United States to head up China Telecom Americas Carrier business in the Western Hemisphere. Ms. Yu holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Economics from Hunan University.
Mr. Luis E. Fiallo | Managing Director, Business Development
Luis E. Fiallo is responsible for business development at China Telecom Americas. Mr. Fiallo has served as an advisor to President George W. Bush as a member of the President’s Information Technology Committee (PITAC), as well as on the Commonwealth of Virginia Governor Timothy Kaine’s Broadband Roundtable. Mr. Fiallo was founder and President of Fiallo & Associates, a management consultancy and capital formation organization, going on to consult Fortune 500 technology companies and early stage ventures on issues related to market expansion and business development. In addition, he has served in senior business development positions with BCE Teleglobe and Applied Theory Corporation, as well as senior management roles at IBM, Sprint, and Cable & Wireless Communications. In his position at Applied Theory, Mr. Fiallo managed the development of Delta Edge, a patented next generation CDN technology. Mr. Fiallo holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration in International Business from George Washington University, as well as a Master’s Degree in Information Systems from the American University.