Huawei’s 20th annual Global Analyst Summit (HAS) kicked off in Shenzhen, attended by over 1,000 industry analysts, financial analysts, key opinion leaders, and media representatives from around the world. Sabrina Meng, Huawei’s Deputy Chairwoman, Rotating Chairwoman, and CFO, opened with a keynote on digitalization, stating that Huawei will continue to invest in domains like connectivity, computing, storage, and cloud. Meng shared Huawei’s goal of helping organizations go digital in four stages: digitizing operations, building digital platforms, enabling platform-based intelligence, and putting intelligence to use.
Meng went on to share three major takeaways from Huawei’s nearly 10 years of digital transformation experience. She emphasized that strategy is essential, data is the foundation, and intelligence is the destination. Dr. Zhou Hong, President of Huawei’s Institute of Strategic Research, also spoke at the event and shared Huawei’s hypotheses and visions for a future intelligent world, emphasizing the need to rethink approaches to networks and computing.
The keynotes were followed by a panel discussion on the role of digital productivity in driving industry digitalization, the challenges industries face in their digitalization process, recommended actions, and expectations for industries in the process of building up their digital productivity. The panelists included experts from China Southern Power Grid Corporation, Airport Authority Hong Kong, GSMA in Greater China, and Economist Impact.
The annual Huawei Global Analyst Summit has been taking place for 20 years, with this year’s summit and breakout sessions taking place from April 19 to 20. For more information, visit https://www.huawei.com/en/events/has