The Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) Annual Conference 2023 was held in Boao, Hainan, from March 28 to 31. The event brought together representatives from political, business, and academic circles from various countries to discuss global development and promote international solidarity and cooperation.
vivo, a representative of China’s technology innovation enterprises, was chosen as the official mobile phone of the Forum. Hu Baishan, Executive Vice President & COO at vivo, was invited to the opening ceremony, and Lu Jinghui, Chief Security Officer at vivo, shared vivo’s journey and achievements in business operations and technological innovation at the sub-forum on “Strengthening Data Security” on March 31.
During the forum, Hu met with Li Baodong, Secretary General of the BFA, and presented the official mobile phone of the event, the vivo X Fold2. Hu outlined his vision for deepened strategic cooperation with the Forum and expressed vivo’s eagerness to continue to support, serve, and stay engaged in the Forum.
Hu shared his views on “high-quality development” during the event, stating that high-quality development means upholding a long-term development strategy that focuses on user needs, adopts differentiated product strategies, and defines new markets. Taking its differentiation strategy as the starting point, vivo focuses on its four long-term strategic tracks of design, imaging, system, and performance. In 2022, vivo continued to be the best-selling smartphone in China with a market share of 19.2%. Its high-end market performance is also improving.
Lu Jinghui shared his insights on data security and technological innovation strengths, which are currently of most concern to high-end consumers. He introduced vivo’s protection and governance of data security and its technical achievements in the development of digital economy, and showcased how vivo actively promotes the construction of data security ecology for the mobile phone industry.
vivo has made significant breakthroughs in information security, unveiling the Thousand Mirror trust engine as the first in the industry to leverage the Thousand Mirror security architecture. Vivo also actively participates in the compilation of national, industrial, and group standards in information security. Vivo’s research and practice in the field of information security have been recognized by world authorities.
Focusing on innovation in fundamental technologies, vivo actively builds its competitiveness and promotes its steady development of technology through “joint innovation” and “independent innovation”, providing strong support for its transformation, upgrading and high-end breakthroughs. Vivo’s latest flagship smartphone, vivo X Fold2, and tablet PC, vivo Pad2, will be launched shortly after the BFA in the Chinese domestic market. These products embody vivo’s deep understanding of high-quality development in the new era and illuminate a bright future with technology.