BEAVERTON, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With the appointment of Dennis Fu as Regional Vice President of China/APAC, the Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC), an organization driving global technologies for smartphone-centric car connectivity solutions, today expanded and reinforced its commitment to car connectivity in China. Fu is a mobile industry veteran with deep ties in the region. His primary responsibility will be facilitating new MirrorLink partnerships and deployments.
“The CCC is honored to have Dennis on the team,” said Alan Ewing, President and Executive Director of the CCC. “In the past year, the global MirrorLink footprint has undergone exponential growth. As the most compelling car connectivity technology on the market today, MirrorLink is a smart choice for Chinese automakers and CE manufacturers looking to give their customers the ultimate in responsible and enjoyable connected driving.”
Fu is currently the Asia-region vice president of the Mobility Development Group (MDG) and also represents the Global Certification Forum (GCF) in greater China. He has also served as a wireless product sales director for Spirent Communications in greater China and Japan. Fu’s career in mobile began in 1993 in various roles with Qualcomm in San Diego. He holds a Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University; a Master’s in Electrical Engineering from U. Mass. Amherst; and an MBA from the University of San Diego.
“I am thrilled to help the CCC achieve greater traction in China,” said Fu. “China’s bustling CE, mobile app and automotive markets are ready and willing to adopt next-generation technologies that will give them a distinct advantage over their competitors. I am excited to facilitate deployments fitting for China’s massive scale.”
MirrorLink is the leading industry standard for car-smartphone connectivity and is designed for maximum interoperability between a wide range of smartphones and cars. MirrorLink is also the only OS- and OEM-agnostic standard for car-smartphone connectivity and the only vendor-neutral standard where no single entity has a controlling stake. MirrorLink thus offers the quickest global route to more responsible and enjoyable connected driving.
About the Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC)
The CCC is dedicated to cross-industry collaboration in developing MirrorLink® global standards and solutions for smartphone and in-vehicle connectivity. The organization’s more than 100 members represent more than 80 percent of the world’s auto market, more than 70 percent of the global smartphone market and a who’s who of aftermarket consumer electronics vendors. For further information, please visit www.mirrorlink.com.