Bernard Kwok is senior vice president of the Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) geography responsible for driving Symantec's sales and business development across more than 17 countries. Kwok serves as the senior leader for the overall Symantec business in Asia Pacific and Japan.
Most recently Kwok served as president of the Greater China Region responsible for managing the company’s operations in China Hong Kong and Taiwan. Kwok joined Symantec following the merger of the company with Veritas Software.
At Veritas Software Kwok was president for the Greater China Region responsible for expanding market share of Veritas’ utility computing solutions and developing the company’s core strength of storage management software particularly in China’s burgeoning market.
Kwok was previously president and CEO of Fujitsu China where he oversaw the company’s operations in China and Hong Kong. Based in China he was in charge of developing the China strategy and providing consultations to all Fujitsu businesses. He achieved tremendous business growth and consolidated several companies under the leadership of Fujitsu China Holding Company during his tenure. Prior to this he served as the president Greater China of EMC Corporation where he established EMC as a premium provider in the data storage market in China and a profitable business.
He has an additional 12 years’ experience in the Greater China market having held several senior management positions at 3Com Asia Ltd Northern Telecom (Nortel Networks) China Ltd and other multinationals. During his time at Nortel he led the company to establish a strong foothold in China Taiwan and Hong Kong and drove many regionally recognized transactions as well as achieved significant business growth.
Kwok graduated from the University of Nevada Reno in the United States with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and a master’s degree in Business Administration in 1984.