Donglin has over 28 years' experience in mobile communication technology, specializing in mobile network architecture, specifically technology, trends, and strategy. He has in-depth knowledge and practical experience in 2G, 3G, 4G (LTE), and 5G development and evolution.
Donglin's research focuses on mobile network architecture, mobile communications standardization, network evolution strategy, and the radio access network (RAN, vRAN/oRAN), including macro base stations, small cells, centralized and distributed cell site architecture, and carrier Wi-Fi.
Donglin was previously VP/CTO of wireless product and technology at ZTE and In-Stat. He has worked at AT&T Wireless Services in the US as a senior member of the technology, architecture, and standards team and at Nortel Networks in Canada designing base stations.
Donglin holds a bachelor's degree in radio technology and information systems from Northeastern University and a master's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Ottawa.