SK Telecom CEO Yoo Young-sang’s New Year’s Address… “Let’s be a year to prepare for the next 10 years of SKT” | Ruri Web

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– Send e-mail to all employees ▲Focus on technological innovation ▲Active response to change ▲Stress preemption of opportunities

– To this end, ▲R&D and investment in future technologies ▲Promoting changes in the way we work

SK Telecom ( CEO Yoo Young-sang sent an e-mail letter to all members at the beginning of the year, emphasizing that ‘2022 should be the first year to prepare for the next 10 years of SKT.’

CEO Yoo Young-sang said that we should pay attention to technological innovation first.

The AI ​​revolution that is comparable to the mobile revolution will be visible regardless of B2C or B2B, the metaverse has entered the era of 100 families and the platform economy is expected to transform into a protocol economy where information and values ​​are distributed among customers and participants. He explained why.

He emphasized the need to actively respond to changes caused by technological innovation and preempt opportunities. To this end, it was proposed to further expand the preemptive areas such as T-Space, Ifland, and Apollo services as well as the continuous growth of the wired and wireless communication business, which is the foundation of SK Telecom.

In addition, CEO Yoo announced that he would start research and development (R&D) and investment in future technologies along with the launch of a task force directly under the CEO for the UAM (Urban Air Traffic) service, which is expected to be commercialized first.

SKT predicted the next 10 years, saying that flying cars (UAMs) that existed only in the imagination, autonomous vehicles that do not require a driver, robots that do human work, and space travel, the dream of mankind, will become possible within the next 10 years. suggested to prepare.

In preparation for the post-corona era, CEO Yoo is changing the way of working from a sequential division of labor to a self-contained, task-oriented agile system, and will also strengthen ‘Work From Anywhere’, which allows employees to process work from anywhere. stated that it is

Finally, CEO Yoo revealed to the members that he is looking for the direction of growth while thinking about what SKT will look like in 10 years, and that he will seek answers by contemplating and communicating with the members.

By Lee Myung-gyu, staff reporter [email protected]