Winston Qiu is SVP of Pacific Light Data Communication, which is now building the Pacific Light Cable Network (PLCN) submarine cable system, the first submarine cable connecting Hong Kong and the US directly, featured with open cable architecture, ultra-high capacity and low latency.
Winston founded and launched SubmarineNetworks.com in 2011. Owing to his expertise, innovative thought and entrepreneurship, Winston led SubmarineNetworks.com into a top-ranking and open portal on global submarine cable systems and bandwidth market. Winston is dedicated to building an open cable community for the submarine cable industry.
Prior to PLDC, Winston was head of products and applications dept. in China Unicom Global. He joined China Unicom Group in 2008, being an executive architect on global transmission and IP network, a strategic IP peering negotiator for China Unicom AS4837.
Prior to China Unicom, Winston served in China Network and China Telecom for 12 years.
Winston graduated from Beijing University of Posts & Telecommunications with a master’s degree on optical fiber communication system in 1996.