Dr. K.C. Lang(Beijing, China Office)
Dr. K.C. Lang was Senior Vice President and Chief Technology officer of News Corporation (China), a subsidiary of News Corporation with the mission of business development in digital broadcasting and multimedia services including TV programming, Internet, etc. Prior to joining News Corporation, Dr. Lang served as Regional Director and Chief Representative for Hughes Electronics Corporation in China, responsible for marketing and development of new business opportunities. His contributions included the winning of ChinaSat 7, a $110 million program, and APMT (Asia Pacific Mobile Telecommunications), a $0.5 billion program.
Prior to his assignment to China in 1995, Dr. Lang spent nearly twenty years at the Space Communications Group of Hughes Electronics, where held positions of Manager of Advanced Technology Laboratory, Associate Manager of Space Antenna Systems Laboratory, Section Head and Senior Staff Engineer. Previously, Dr. Lang was with M.I.T. Lincoln Laboratory, responsible for the development of advanced satellite communications technologies.)
Dr. Lang received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.