Huawei’s Vision for 2021

Huawei leadership (Mr. Jeffery Liu, President of Huawei Asia Pacific and Mr. Jay Chen, Vice President of Huawei Asia Pacific) shares their view on how they look forward to a year of excitement of renewed optimism and demand for new ICT talent.

  • We’re all looking to 2021 with renewed optimism and excitement as nations and the region recognize a greater reliance on digital technology to secure our futures
    • Strengthening the region through policy, technology and talent will open doors for Asia Pacific to solidify its place as a true and autonomous economic power, a position it will need in the new global digital economy
    • The pandemic has shown that digital technologies, such as 5G AI-assisted diagnosis and telemedicine, are critical to societal resilience and saving people’s lives during crisis
  • According to a recent survey, nearly 90% of CEOs noted an acceleration in digital transformation and attributed it to the pandemic
    • Demand for broadband connectivity has actually climbed, and services like multiparty video conferencing, online food delivery, and digital entertainment have become standard across many living rooms
    • This year, more businesses will transition to cloud platforms and move both business and core functions into cloud environments to allow greater freedom for employees working remotely
  • A renewed urgency in new ICT for Asia Pacific will provide many leapfrog opportunities to propel a largely traditional business region into a global powerhouse, with the agility to meet new consumer demands and business requirements while ensuring a secure and reliable backbone for the economy in future
    • According to a recent Asian Development Bank report, the region’s economies received more than one-third of total global direct investment in 2019 and more than half of the reporting economies recorded a GDP growth rate of 4 percent or higher
    • 5G COVID-19 Actual Use-Cases demonstrated Replicability, Scalability and Agility of 5G Industry Applications
    • Every One USD invested in ICT, a nation’s GDP grows by 20 USD
    • Huawei will develop at least 200,000 ICT professionals in Asia Pacific over the next 5 years
  • As a technology provider in the region for more than 20 years, Huawei will double down its aggressive roll out of ICT Academies and provide full online capabilities for education, collaboration and certification in critical fields
    • To date, Huawei has more than 103 ICT Academies in the region. In Indonesia, for example, Huawei has built a partnership with the Presidential Staff Office, to develop 100,000 ICT human resources in the Southeast country through vocational education
  • We’re all looking to 2021 with renewed optimism and excitement as nations and the region recognize a greater reliance on digital technology to secure our futures. Strengthening the region through policy, technology and talent will lead the region into the future and open doors for Asia Pacific to solidify its place as a true and autonomous economic power, a position it will need in the new global digital economy

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