Huawei Collaborates with Infosyte to Cultivate AI Talent with Ascend Technology
First row: Linus Lai Khoen Tatt, Training Manager of Infostye; Yap Chee Yuen, CEO of Infostye; Eric Yue, AI Channel Director of Huawei Malaysia; Rita Irina binti Abd Wahab, Vice President of Public Affairs Huawei Malaysia
Second Row: Bintang Lee, Manager of Public Affairs Huawei Malaysia; Tiffany Seah, Senior Manager of AI Talent & Training Development Huawei Asia Pacific; Olivier Liu, Vice Chancellor of Huawei ASEAN Academy
[Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 6 August 2020] Huawei Technologies (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. (Huawei) and Infosyte Sdn. Bhd. (Infostye), a homegrown ICT company have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) as part of its Huawei Ascend AI Talent Cultivation program. The partnership strengthens the program’s mission to build an innovative and sustainable Artificial Intelligence (AI) ecosystem that enables a culture of digitalization and intelligent transformation in the Asia Pacific region.
Eric Yue, AI Channel Director of Huawei Malaysia elaborates why AI is the future and how developers can reap the benefits of it.
“We are excited to start this new chapter in our ongoing partnership with Infosyte. Both companies are aligned with similar objectives to provide an immersive AI experience from theory to practical for developers to truly reap the benefits of AI. With more and more of these programs, AI will be able to penetrate more business across industries creating significant developments in the way we live and do business,” said Mr Eric Yue, AI Channel Director of Huawei Malaysia.
Based on the agreement, Huawei will be delivering training and technical assistance for Infosyte leveraging on its Huawei Ascend product series namely Atlas 200 Developer Kits, Atlas 500, Mindspore and others. To support these trainings, Huawei will be providing customized educational content such as product overviews, courseware, instruction leaflets, teaching videos, development samples, and case studies. Furthermore, Infosyte will be given the Ascend AI model and its case application and demonstration, as well as, be granted authorization to distribute HCIA-AI (Huawei Certified ICT Associate – Artificial Intelligence) examination trainer certificate. These commitments are meant to help Infosyte to construct effective AI theoretical and practical courses design for its customers.
Yap Chee Yuen, CEO of Infostye expresses his passion in AI training for developers.
Mr Yap Chee Yuen, Chief Executive Officer of Infosyte said, “In the coming years, embedded AI will significantly reshape the customer experience across all industries, with most major businesses providing some type of AI-centred customer experience. It is our goal to become the premier training center to promote and cultivate AI in the region together with Huawei. Hence, we are starting our journey into AI with the assistance and guidance from an industry leader like Huawei. We recognize that to succeed, learning AI not only needs strong complex theories but actual hands-on experience as with the Huawei Atlas Development Kit.”
Following the partnership, Infosyte will be considered priority for further opportunities with Ascend developer trainings, workshops, competitions, and other similar talent development activities. The ICT company has been working closely with Huawei for years to ensure that their training and projects are according to the highest standards and deliver the best results for their customers in Asia Pacific.