Dr Joseph So graduated from The University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor's degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. He then obtained a Master of Science from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and a PhD in Information Engineering from The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Dr So had been working as an Internet Protocol Specialist at Pacific Century CyberWorks (PCCW) for several years, concentrating on Broadband Network Development, Network Management Systems, and Data Centre Services. Before joining HKCC, Dr So was the Network Operation Centre Manager of a multinational internet infrastructure service provider. He is a Chartered Engineer and a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers.
Dr So is particularly interested in the Peer-to-peer Networks, Internet and World Wide Web Technologies, Applied Logic, Communication Networks, and Educational Technologies.
Dr So has been appointed as the Chairman of HKCC Student Development Committee starting from July 2013.