IPVoice Communications, Inc. today announced the appointment of Dr. Larry Xianghong Wu to the IPVoice Business Development Office in Beijing. Dr. Wu joins IPVoice after serving in the Chinese State Council Research Office as a Senior Advisor to the Premier, Mr. Wen Jiabao.
Prior to his position at the State Council Research Office, Dr. Wu worked in Washington at the Chinese Embassy as a Secretary for Science and Technology. In this position, he led Chinese efforts to promote technology and telecommunications trade and investment, as well as research and development collaborations between Chinese and American companies. Dr. Wu earned his Ph.D in Public Policy on Science and Technology at Renmin University of China. Dr. Wu is a published author in his field with three books and numerous articles to include U.S. publications in Business Week and Red Herring.
IPVoice is a six-year-old company that has reported as a research and development concern for most of its history. The Company is actively acquiring early-stage proprietary technology companies and financially distressed systems integration companies in specific global markets. In 2003, IPVoice acquired Infotel Technologies in Singapore and IP Global Voice, led by CEO Peter Geddis, a former Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Qwest Communications. The Company recently acquired Medical Office Software Inc. diversifying its communications technology offering into the healthcare industry. IPVoice plans to acquire additional companies similar to Infotel and IP Global Voice as part of an overall plan to continuously launch emerging communication technologies.