HUAWEI CONNECT is an integrated conference for the global ICT ecosystem. Over 20,000 industry leaders will come together in Shanghai to envision a Better Connected World, welcome the smart society, and shape the digital transformation of industries. The largest industry gathering in Huawei's history, HUAWEI CONNECT combines Huawei's Cloud Congress, Network Congress, and Developer's Congress into a single dynamic event.
HUAWEI CONNECT showcases the latest technologies that will help industries go All Cloud. Four tech zones will spread over 18,000m2 in three venues: Shanghai Expo Centre, Shanghai Mercedes-Benz Arena, and Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center.
Cloud, big data, IoT, and SDN are the tech. New breakthroughs and best practices are the focus. And Huawei, Intel, Infosys, and SAP are among 80+ partners who will be showing how ICT makes for digitally enabled industries.
HUAWEI CONNECT brings together developers from across the globe. More than 1,000 tech sessions in hands-on labs will explore how we can achieve digital transformation and a smart society.
Rotating CEO, Huawei
Mr.Hu currently serves as the Deputy Chairman of the Board and rotating CEO. Since joining Huawei, he has served as President of the Marketing & Sales Dept in China, President of the Latin America Region, President of the Global SalesDept, Chief Sales & Service Officer, Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer, Chairman of the Global Cyber Security and User Privacy Protection Committee (GSPC), Chairman of the BOD of Huawei USA, and Chairman of the HRC.
Rotating CEO, Huawei
Mr. Xu currently serves as Deputy Chairman of the Board and Rotating CEO. After joining Huawei, he has served as President of the Wireless Network Product Line, Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer, Chief Products & Solutions Officer, Chairman of the Investment Review Board, and Chairman of the SDC.
Rotating CEO, Huawei
Currently, Mr. Guo serves as Deputy Chairman of the Board and Rotating CEO of Huawei. Since joining Huawei, he has served as R&D Project Manager, General Manager of Supply Chain, Director of Huawei Executive Office, Chief Legal Officer, President of the Business Process & IT Mgmt Dept, President of the Corporate Development Dept, and Chairman and President of Huawei Device.
Before being appointed Chief Executive Officer of Intel, Brian served as the company's chief operating officer (COO) since January 2012. His open-minded approach to problem solving and listening to customers’ needs has extended the company’s product and technology leadership.
Dr. Sikka proposed and implemented a strategy of reshaping corporate culture centered on innovation and learning, so as to help Infosys reconstruct its IT system archietcure to deliver new user experience. Prior to joining Infosys, Dr. Sikka was a member of the Executive Board of SAP SE.
Thomas Saueressig is Chief Information Officer (CIO), Senior Vice President, Global Head of IT Services and a member of SAP’s Chief Technology Officers’ (CTO) circle. In his role as SAP CIO, he represents the entire IT organization internally and externally. He is fundamental in driving the digital transformation at SAP to become a true Digital Enterprise, which runs simple. As global CIO of SAP, he is enabling new business models as well as optimizing business processes by leveraging the latest technologies and innovations while providing a modern workplace.
Principal Research Scientist,
MIT Sloan School of Management
Andrew McAfee (@amcafee), a principal research scientist at MIT and cofounder of its Initiative on the Digital Economy, studies how computer technologies are changing business, the economy, and society. His 2014 book on these topics, The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies (co-authored with Erik Brynjolfsson) has been both a New York Times and Wall Street Journal top ten bestseller. He writes two blogs, academic papers, and articles for publications including Harvard Business Review, The Economist, The Wall St. Journal, and The New York Times. He's talked about his work on The Charlie Rose Show and 60 Minutes, at TED and the Aspen Ideas Festival, with Tom Friedman, and in front of many other global and domestic audiences.
Founder of the“TianZi Biodiversity & Development Centre”
Ms. Minguo Li-Margraf, is founder of the “TianZi Biodiversity & Development Centre”, Deputy Chief Director of the “Chinese Institute of Environment & Resources Protection for Minority Areas” at Minzu University in Beijing.
Executive Director of The Linux Foundation
Jim's career spans three of the largest technology trends to rise over the last decade: mobile computing, cloud computing and open source software. Today, as executive director of The Linux Foundation, he uses this experience to accelerate innovation in technology through the use of open source and Linux.
Director of Digital Division,T-Systems International
Since August 2015, Anette Bronder is responsible for T-System’s Digital Division, which covers product- and platform-based solutions to meet the enterprise market needs for digitalization. The Digital Division connects and operates digital and partner ecosystems to enable the successful digitalization of its customers, by combining scalable digital products and innovative cloud solutions with new business models.
Juan Carlos López Vives
CEO, Telefónica Business Solutions
Juan Carlos graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Valencia and a Master's Degree in Business Management (PADE) from IESE Business School.
Darryl West is HSBC’s Group Chief Information Officer who heads the bank’s Information Technology (IT) function. Banking is increasingly led by technology and for HSBC that means transforming IT into a simpler, stronger, more flexible function with a faster-moving commercial awareness so it is more closely aligned the bank’s global businesses and functions.
Vice President of China Telecom
Mr. Gao has extensive experience of 30 years in management and telecommunications industry. Mr.Gao graduated from the Changchun Institute of Posts and Telecommunications with a major in telecommunications engineering and received a doctorate degree in business administration from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Mr. Gao served as Deputy Director General of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Posts and Telecommunications Administration, Deputy General Manager and General Manager of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Telecom Company and General Manager of China Telecom Jiangsu branch.
Global Head of Channels, Alliances, Business Development, and Ventures, GE
Dr. Samuels has the responsibility for Predix channels and alliances as well as business development. Denzil brings to GE more than 30 years of experience in technology across a number of industries (software, telecom, transportation, and aerospace & defense). He joins GE Digital from Salesforce, where he served as senior vice president, Worldwide Partners & Solutions with responsibility for the recruitment, investment and business development of partners to drive growth. Previously he was senior vice president of Worldwide Channels & Alliances for Siemens Enterprise, where he headed up the channel strategy for the corporation and managed all channel revenues and relationships globally. His experience also includes executive general management and business development roles at Northrop Grumman, Avaya and Qwest Cyber Solutions. Denzil studied electronic engineering at London’s Southall College of Technology and he holds an honorary doctorate in management from Colorado Technical University.
President, Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure
Steven Cost, president of Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure, directs the overall global strategy for the division. A certified public accountant, he holds a master’s degree in business administration from Vanderbilt University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama. Prior to joining Hexagon, Cost served as vice president and corporate controller for Adtran Inc. and has also held senior financial management roles at AVEX Electronics and Benchmark Electronics.
Managing Director for UKI Infrastructure Services, Accenture
Kamran is the Managing Director for UKI Infrastructure Services and has P&L, commercial and operational responsibility for Accenture's Infrastructure Transformation and Outsourcing business spanning all areas of security and infrastructure including security, cloud computing, cloud migration, data centre technologies, workplace technology, collaboration, service delivery, service management, networks and contact centres.
President, Huawei Products & Solutions
Mr. Ding Yun (Ryan Ding) serves as President of Products & Solutions of Huawei and is one of the Executive Directors of the Board. Since joining Huawei in 1996, Mr. Ding has held several senior positions, including President of Fixed Network Product Line, President of the Global Solution Sales Department, President of the Global Marketing Department, CEO of Carrier Network Business Group, and Chief Products & Solutions Officer.
President, Huawei Enterprise BG
Mr. Yan Lida is President of Huawei’s Enterprise Business Group. He is responsible for EBG's strategic planning and overall operations, which cover global sales, marketing and branding, and channel development.
President, Huawei Carrier BG
Mr. Zou is President of Huawei’s Carrier Business Group. Prior to this position, he held various leadership roles within the company, including President for Global Sales and Service at Huawei’s Enterprise BG and President of the Northern Africa Region. He has also overseen the management of multiple Huawei offices across China and international markets, including Shenyang, Hangzhou, Fuzhou, Xi’An, Guangzhou, Indonesia and the Asia Pacific Region.
President, Huawei IT Product Line
Mr. Zheng Yelai servers as President of IT Product Line of Huawei. He is responsible for the strategic planning and development of Huawei’s IT business, as well as the delivery of Huawei’s IT products and solutions, including cloud computing and storage products, DC solutions and servers.
President, Huawei Enterprise Network Product Line
Mr. Liu is President of the Enterprise Network Product Line, where he plays a strategic leadership role. Responsible for the strategic development and overall management of the business unit, Liu participated in the research & development of all series NetEngine routers, and contributed 19 patents in the IP field.。
A Better View from the Cloud
Ken HuRotating CEO, Huawei
The Future of Cloud Migration
Thomas SaueressigCIO, SAP
Reinventing Business with Industry Clouds
Yan LidaPresident, Huawei Enterprise BG
Digital Transformation at HSBC
Darryl WestCIO, HSBC
Telecom Carriers' Cloud Strategy Innovation
Gao TongqingVice President of China Telecom
Becoming Digital Industrial
Denzil SamuelsGlobal Head of Channels, Alliances, Business Development, and Ventures, GE
Cloud Era: Growing Together With Partners
Zou ZhileiPresident, Huawei Carrier BG
Pathing the Way for A Digital World
Anette BronderDirector of Digital Division,T-Systems International
Where Connectivity and Cloud Combine to Transform Your Business
Juan Carlos López VivesCEO,Telefónica Business Solutions
Embrace and Integrate with the Cloud to Become a Digital Enterprise
Eric XuRotating CEO, Huawei
Disruptions Driving the Future
Vishal SikkaCEO, Infosys
Shape the Cloud, Bridge Today to Tomorrow
Zheng YelaiPresident, Huawei IT Product Line
Cloud Innovation Tides in the Media Industry
Guillaume LemoineSenior Broadcast Architect,TF1 Group
Agile Network: For the Cloud, By the Cloud
Liu ShaoweiPresident, Huawei Enterprise Network Product Line
IoT Evolving The Building Experience
John RajchertPresident, Honeywell Building Solutions
The Future of Technology and Innovation
Andrew McAfeePrincipal Research Scientist, MIT Sloan School of Management
Rainforest: Tao of Connectedness
Li MinguoFounder of the "TianZi Biodiversity & Development Centre"
Shaping the Dynamics of an Open Cloud Ecosystem
Guo PingRotating CEO, Huawei
Inventing the Future through Collaboration
Brian KrzanichCEO, Intel
Together: Dream Big, Fly High
Ryan DingPresident,Huawei Products & Solutions
Safeguarding Our Cities
Steven CostPresident, Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure
Accelerates the Journey to Digitization
Kamran IkramManaging Director for UKI Infrastructure Services, Accenture
Open Source Powers The Cloud Ecosystem
Jim ZemlinExecutive Director of The Linux Foundation
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