Sylvia Lu is an award-winning Chartered Engineer and a Non-Executive Director. Ms. Lu holds over a decade of experience in the telecom industry for four mobile generations (2G – 5G) with chipset vendors and has been recognized as one of the Most Influential Women in UK Technology.
Sylvia is Head of Cellular Technology Strategy at u-blox, where she leads cellular technology strategy, global standards, and industry alliances. Sylvia serves on several national and international industry boards. She is an elected board director of CW (Cambridge Wireless) Ltd, has served on the Advisory Board of UK5G, and provides independent advice to the UK government and national 5G networks on plans for 5G deployment. Additionally, she serves on the Board of 5G-ACIA (5G Alliance for Connected Industries and Automation) and joins forces with global industry stakeholders to influence 5G development and deployment in line with industrial imperatives to accelerate Industry 4.0.
Ms. Lu gives keynote speeches on 5G, 6G, emerging technologies, and global standards for a wide range of stakeholders across the UK, US, Barcelona, China, Baltic counties, France, and Germany. She contributes to industry magazines and journals, some of which have been translated into seven languages with a global reach.