SOURCE: Symbio Group

January 07, 2008 09:34 ET

Symbio Group Appoints I-Hung Li as CTO

Named Visiting Professor at Harbin Institute of Technology and Jianzhu University in China

ROCKVILLE, MD and BEIJING--(Marketwire - January 7, 2008) - The Symbio Group ("Symbio") (, a leading provider of outsourced software development, testing, globalization and support services out of China, announced today that I-Hung Li was named Chief Technology Officer. With more than 28 years of communications experience, he brings extensive technology leadership skills to Symbio.

As CTO, Dr. Li will lead the company's efforts in establishing common process, platform, tools and emerging technologies that will further accelerate client product development and testing.

As Visiting Professor at Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) and Jianzhu University, he will be leading the technology development effort in the areas of wireless mesh networking and Peer-to-Peer technologies. Symbio has established two-first-of-a-kind university-level software engineering institutes at Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) and Shandong University in Weihai, China.

Prior to Symbio, Dr. Li served as CTO and Senior Vice President of Technology for ARBROS Communications and Technologies. At ARBROS, he led the effort defining network infrastructure, the SONET-based Optical Network in the Northeastern region of the U.S., and architecting and implementing the Softswitch and Integrated Operations Support Systems (NGOSS).

Before ARBROS, Dr. Li was the Senior Vice President at Parago Solutions, where he was responsible for the strategic direction and product delivery of the company's eLearing platform.

During his 19-year tenure at Lucent, Dr. Li held various positions including software engineer, project leader, project manager and system architect manager on many major corporate projects. He also spearheaded the customer technical support effort for the Asian Pacific countries.

"We are thrilled to have Dr. Li join the Symbio Group to help lead us in our next phase of technology innovation," said Jacob Hsu, CEO of the Symbio Group. "His rich background and many accomplishments in the technology arena are well-suited to the needs of our clients, and to the future of Symbio as a global outsourcing powerhouse."

Dr. Li is a frequent speaker at events sponsored by the International IEEE, including International Fault Tolerant Computing, International Supercom, International Conference on Advance Science and Technology, as well as university-sponsored technology seminars.

He holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the John Hopkins University.

About Symbio

Symbio leverages China outsourcing teams to help companies become global leaders. It helps organizations accelerate their software development and testing cycles by optimal application of its global resources and delivery models. Symbio also localizes and supports technology products for any language or locale. Founded in 1994 by a group of engineers from IBM's international research and development labs in Asia, Symbio now functions as a cost-effective and highly efficient extension of an organization's development, testing and globalization teams. Symbio's clients are among the world's elite companies including: AOL, BMC, CA, Citigroup, EMC, FileNet, IBM, MasterCard, Mercedes Benz, Microsoft, Nokia, Oracle, Palm, Sony, as well as more than 300 other leading organizations.

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