Michael Hill-King joined Huawei Technologies in June 2015. His role is to support all research projects between Huawei and UK universities and to support interactions with the UK based technology suppliers. Prior to joining Huawei, Michael served as Director of Partnerships at King’s College London. There, he led a portfolio of functions for the university including major commercial partnerships, and knowledge transfer and entrepreneurial schemes. In that role he served as Commercial Director to the London 2012 Olympic Games Anti Doping laboratory before developing a new strategy for business education. Michael joined King’s in September 2009 from Imperial College London where he led the College’s business development activities in Engineering and Technology, having joined the College in 2003 to manage major research bid and projects. At Imperial he became 2008 chair to the International Technology Alliance in Network Information Science before playing an instrumental role in creating Europe’s largest public-private innovation partnership focused on climate change.