Agenda

(UTC/GMT+08:00)

Keynotes

Discover New Value Together

March 24 16:00-17:20

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  • 16:00-16:10
    Going Digital for a Better Faster Recovery
    Ken Hu
    Rotating Chairman, Huawei
  • 16:10-16:25
    Digital Transformation in the New Global Landscape
    Peng Zhongyang
    Board Member, Huawei Technologies, President Huawei Enterprise BG
  • 16:25-16:40
    Inclusive Finance in East Africa with Innovative Technology
    Eric Muriuki Njagi
    Group Director for Digital Business, NCBA
  • 16:40-16:50
    Developing Universities in the Intelligent Era
    Prof. Xiong Sidong
    President, Soochow University
    Prof. Yao Jianlin
    Vice President, Soochow University
  • 16:50-17:05
    Transforming into a Smarter Power Industry
    Gao Kunlun
    CIGRE Study Committee D2 Regular Member
    Vice President, Global Energy Interconnection Research Institute
  • 17:05-17:20
    Ports of the Future: Technologies for Sustainable and Efficient Ports
    Dr. Georgia Ayfantopoulou
    Research Director Intelligent Infrastructure, Networks, Mobility & Logistics
    Deputy Director, Hellenic Institute of Transport (HIT) of Center for Research & Technology Hellas (CERTH)

Explore the HEIGHT of the Intelligent World

March 25 16:00-17:37

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  • 16:00-16:20
    Explore the HEIGHT of the Intelligent World
    David Wang
    Executive Director of the Board, Huawei
  • 16:20-16:35
    Advancing Intelligent Upgrades with Cloud
    Jacqueline Shi
    Vice President, Huawei's Cloud & AI Business Group
    President, Cloud & AI Marketing Department, Huawei Cloud & AI BG
  • 16:35-16:50
    Building Super Data Infrastructure for the Intelligent World
    Kevin Hu
    President, Data Communication Product Line, Huawei
    Dr. Peter Zhou
    President, IT Product Line, Huawei
    Dony Zhang
    Chief Architect, Data Center Storage Network, Bank of China
    Ronald Brusola
    Chief Technology Officer, Converge ICT Solutions, Inc.
  • 16:50-17:05
    Intelligent Connectivity, the Digital Artery of Industrial Intelligent Twins
    Jin Yuzhi
    President, Transmission and Access Network Product Line, Huawei
    Du Shu
    Director, Operation Inspection Center of State Grid Sichuan Information & Telecommunication Company
    Expert of the IEEE P2893 Working Group
    Xu Qingbang
    Data Center Expert, Agricultural Bank of China
    Steven Zhao
    Vice President, Data Communication Product Line, Huawei
  • 17:05-17:20
    Intelligent Cloud Campus, Building the Cells of the Intelligent World
    Bob Chen
    President, Marketing & Enterprise Network Technical Sales Department, Enterprise BG, Huawei
  • 17:20-17:35
    Digital Power, Making a Greener Intelligent World
    Zhou Taoyuan
    President, Digital Power Product Line, Huawei
  • 17:35-17:37
    Summary & Prospects
    David Wang
    Executive Director of the Board, Huawei

Sessions

Electric Power System

Bit-Watt Integration: Building Secure, Stable, Efficient, and Cost-effective Power Systems

Live

March 24 18:00-19:00

  • 18:00-18:15
    Transforming into a Smarter Power Industry
    Gao Kunlun
    CIGRE Study Committee D2 Regular Member
    Vice President, Global Energy Interconnection Research Institute
  • 18:15-18:30
    Intelligent Power Plants: Enabling the Digital Transformation of Power Generation Companies
    Xia Wenbo
    Chief Representative of the Electric Power Industry, Global Energy Business Unit, Huawei
  • 18:30-18:45
    Building a World-Leading Deterministic IP Transport Network to Empower Digital Power Grids
    Zi Ran
    Senior Expert, a Top Power Grid Company in China
  • 18:45-19:00
    Standards for the New OSUFlex Optical Transport Technology Enables Digital Power
    Du Shu
    Director, Operation Inspection Center of State Grid Sichuan Information & Telecommunication Company
    Expert of the IEEE P2893 Working Group

Transportation

Comprehensive Transportation Leads the Way to a Digital World

Live

March 24 18:00-19:30

  • 18:00-18:30
    Digital Transformation Enables Comprehensive Transportation
    Frederic Giron
    Vice President & Research Director, Forrester
  • 18:30-18:50
    Traffic and Modal Shift Optimization in the EU: The Digital Transformation in the Rail Cargo
    Joan Amorós
    President, FERRMED
    VALENTÍ AMBRÒS
    Advisor to the President, FERRMED
  • 18:50-19:10
    What Ports Do to Be Digital: The Barcelona Experience
    Carles Rúa
    Head of Strategic Projects and Innovation, Barcelona Port
  • 19:10-19:30
    Digital Transformation in Aviation in the Era of COVID-19
    Andy Bien
    Chief Digital Officer, Global Aviation Industry, Huawei
    Former CIO of Hong Kong International Airport

Finance

Technology Empowers Intelligent Finance

Live

March 24 18:00-19:20

  • 18:00-18:20
    Huawei's FSI Business Outside China: Progress and Strategy
    Jason Cao
    Vice President, Global Financial Services Business Unit, Enterprise BG, Huawei
  • 18:20-18:35
    Accelerating Business Agility Through Cloud Native Infrastructure in Banking
    Neo Gong
    Digital Transformation Expert of Global Financial Services Business Unit, Huawei
  • 18:35-18:50
    Banks' Financial Inclusion Practices
    Charles Crabbe
    Head of Operations, GCB Bank
  • 18:50-19:05
    Together for Financial Inclusion
    Mason Huang
    Chief Technology Officer, MuRong Technology
  • 19:05-19:20
    Build a Robotic Infrastructure for RPA
    King Tsui
    Chief Architect, Global Financial Services Business Unit, Huawei

Oil and Gas

Driving Data to Barrel and Building Fully Connected, Intelligent Oil and Gas

Live

March 24 19:30-20:45

  • 19:30-19:45
    The Digital Technology Trend in the Oil & Gas Sector
    Saeed Al Mubarak
    Chairman, Digital Energy Technical Section, SPE
  • 19:45-20:00
    Digital Foundations Empower Industry 4.0 for Oil & Gas
    Li Yangming
    Chief Representative of the Oil & Gas Industry, Global Energy Business Unit, Huawei
  • 20:00-20:15
    Data to Barrels — Intelligent ESP Management Platform
    Xin Jun
    VP Development Research, CNPC International Natural Gas Technology Center
  • 20:15-20:30
    Huawei Next Generation Storage for HPC Advances Oil and Gas Exploration
    Lai Nenghe
    Chief Professor, Geophysical Research Institute, Bureau of Geophysical Prospecting INC., China National Petroleum Corporation
  • 20:30-20:45
    Data Lake and Integrated Application
    Lu Guanghui
    Senior Technical Director, Kunlun Digital, China National Petroleum Corporation

Port

Digital Transformation Elevates Port Development into the Next Generation

Live

March 24 19:30-21:00

  • 19:30-19:45
    Smart and Sustainable Ports: A Bet for the Future
    Dolores Ordóñez
    Technical Director, AnySolution S.L.
  • 19:45-20:00
    SIPG's Digital Transformation Practices
    Huang Heng
    CIO of Harbor e-Logistics, Shanghai International Port (Group) Co., Ltd.
  • 20:00-20:15
    duisport: Digital Transformation Along Three Dimensions
    Sascha Treppte
    Head of Corporate Development and Strategy, Duisburger Hafen AG (duisport)
  • 20:15-20:30
    Digitalization Needs in the Maritime Industry
    Benqi Ge
    General Manager, CCS Sweden, China Classification Society
  • 20:30-20:45
    Container Terminal Automation — Real World Solutions
    Mark Wootton
    CIO, YILPORT Holding
  • 20:45-21:00
    Elevating Port Development into the 5th Generation
    Tiago Pinto
    Transport Solution & Business Developer, Huawei

Taxation

Accelerating the Transformation of Taxation Through Digitalization

Live

March 24 20:00-21:30

  • 20:00-20:20
    Data + Technology: The Catalyst for Tax Transformation
    Marilyn Lu
    Tax Partner, Tax Management Consulting — North Region, Deloitte
  • 20:20-20:36
    Huawei Digital Tax Solution Launch — Accelerating the Transformation of Taxation Through Digitalization
    Sheldon Wang
    President, Global Customs and Tax Industries, Huawei
  • 20:36-20:46
    All Flash-Enabled Cloud Data Center: A New Engine for Digital Tax
    Michael Fan
    Vice President, Enterprise Data Storage Technical Sales Department, Huawei
  • 20:46-21:01
    How Invoice Digitalization Can Enable Digital Economy Development
    Peter Xu
    Director, Strategic Business Development, Baiwang
  • 21:01-21:13
    New Collection and Services in a Next Generation e-Revenue Authority
    Qian Xiaolei
    Vice President, Government Group, Servyou
  • 21:13-21:25
    Digitalize Revenue Administration — AI Enhanced Taxpayer Audit
    Huang Cong
    Expert in Customs & Tax Industry Consulting, System Architecture, and Digital Transformation, Atos
  • 21:25-21:30
    Launch Ceremony of the Huawei Digital Tax Solution
    Ren Huawei
    Vice President, Global Government Business Unit, Huawei
    Sheldon Wang
    President, Global Customs and Tax Industries, Huawei
    Marilyn Lu
    Tax Partner, Tax Management Consulting – North Region, Deloitte
    Peter Xu
    Director, Strategic Business Development, Baiwang
    Qian Xiaolei
    Vice President, Government Group, Servyou
    Huang Cong
    Expert in Customs & Tax Industry Consulting, System Architecture, and Digital Transformation, Atos

Customs

Digital Technologies, Shaping the Future of Smart Customs

Live

March 24 21:30-23:00

  • 21:30-21:33
    Opening Speech
    York Yuekun
    President, Global Government Business Unit, Huawei
  • 21:33-21:53
    Digital Transformation of Customs Administration — Driving Intelligence
    Zhou Yi
    National Leader — Customs and Global Trade Northern China Indirect Tax Leader, Deloitte
  • 21:53-22:15
    Digital Technologies Are Shaping the Future of Smart Customs
    Augustine Chiew
    Director of Global Customs and Tax Industries, Huawei
    Mark Ma
    Senior Solution Architect of Customs Industry, Huawei
    Shen Rui
    Senior Engineer of the Government Solution Development Team of Enterprise Network, Huawei
    Sheldon Wang
    President of Global Customs and Tax Industries, Huawei
  • 22:15-22:30
    A World-Class Business Environment Powered by Intelligent Customs Supervision
    Chang-Hyun Park
    Overseas Sales Team Consultant, CUPIA
  • 22:30-22:45
    New, One-Stop Smart Clearance Mode Facilitates Port Modernization
    Lai Shiwu
    Vice President, Maxvision Technology
  • 22:45-22:55
    Integrated Port Logistics and Clearance: Data-Enabled Intelligence for Smart Port Construction
    Feng Tianfei
    Chief Product R&D Officer, Powerbridge
  • 22:55-23:00
    Launch Ceremony of the Huawei Smart Customs Solution
    Ren Huawei
    Vice President, Global Government Business Unit, Huawei
    Augustine Chiew
    Director, Global Customs and Tax Industries, Huawei
    Sheldon Wang
    President, Global Customs and Tax Industries, Huawei
    Lai Shiwu
    Vice President, Maxvision Technology
    Zhou Yi
    National Leader — Customs and Global Trade Northern China Indirect Tax Leader, Deloitte
    Chang-hyun Park
    Overseas Sales Team Consultant, CUPIA
    Feng Tianfei
    Chief Product R&D Officer, Powerbridge

Digital Service

How Will Services Accelerate the Digital Transformation of Industries over Coming Years?

Live

March 25 18:00-19:10

  • 18:00-18:10
    How Will Services Accelerate the Digital Transformation of Industries over Coming Years?
    Hua Shuang
    Vice President, Digitization and Technical Service Dept., Huawei
  • 18:10-18:30
    Huawei Full-lifecycle Services Boost the Digital Transformation of Industries
    Hank Stokbroekx
    Senior Consultant, Digitization and Technical Service Dept., Huawei
  • 18:30-18:45
    Customers' Excellent Practices in Digital Transformation — Shenzhen Airport
    Lin Qinkang
    Director,Operation Mgmt. Dept., Shenzhen Airport
  • 18:45-19:00
    Customers' Excellent Practices in Digital Transformation — DEWA
    Rashid Alahmedi
    Chief Operating Officer, DEWA InfraX
  • 19:00-19:10
    Smart NOS 2.0 — at the Heart of High-Quality Services
    Zhang Tong
    Director, Customer Support and Industry O&M Service Dept., Huawei

Data Center

Intelligent, Efficient, and Green Data Centers

Live

March 25 18:00-19:35

  • 18:00-18:15
    A Next Generation Data Center: Enabling Intelligent Upgrade Across Industries
    Zhang Haiping
    Director, Product Portfolio Solutions Sales Dept., Huawei
  • 18:15-18:25
    Unlocking Efficient Computing Power for Data Centers
    Tang Qiming
    Director, FusionServer Domain of Computing Product Line, Huawei
  • 18:25-18:55
    Storage in Data Centers: Moving Towards an All-Flash-Powered Data Center
    Amy Liang
    Director, Enterprise Data Storage Technical Sales Dept., Huawei
    Storage in Data Centers: Next Generation Storage Accelerates HPC Evolution
    Lv Dejian
    Chief Expert, Mass Data Storage Domain Dept., Huawei
  • 18:55-19:10
    CloudFabric 3.0 Hyper-Converged DCN: Unleashing 100% Computing Power
    Zhang Lei
    Director, CloudFabric Data Center Network Solution Dept., Huawei
  • 19:10-19:25
    Huawei DC OptiX 2.0: Better DCI Evolution
    Maxim Kuschnerov
    Director, Optical & Quantum Communications Laboratory Dept., Huawei
    Ronald Brusola
    Chief Technology Officer, Converge ICT Solutions, Inc.
  • 19:25-19:35
    Green Data Center Facilities
    Winter Han
    Director, Global Marketing Support Dept. of the Data Center Facility, Huawei

Manufacturing

Empowering Manufacturing With ICT for Better Digital Transformation

Live

March 25 19:00-20:00

  • 19:00-19:15
    The Acceleration of Digital Transformation in Manufacturing Through Huawei's Intelligent Solutions
    Cesim Demir
    CTO, Manufacturing & Automotive Industry, Huawei
  • 19:15-19:30
    Digital Transformation Trends of the Global Automotive Industry
    Jim Woods
    Chief Digital Officer, PwC China
  • 19:30-19:45
    Digital Transformation in Manufacturing with Industry 4.0 & Lean Management
    Franz Gruber
    Founder & Strategic Advisor & Chairman of the Advisory Board, Forcam
  • 19:45-20:00
    Huawei Brazil's Supply Chain Digital Transformation
    Emerson de Oliveira
    Director, Brazil Supply Chain Logistics Dept., Huawei

Campus

Build Intelligent Campuses

Live

March 25 19:30-20:50

  • 19:30-19:45
    Technology Empowers Campuses
    Zhu Chao
    Chief Marketing Expert, Campus ICT, Huawei
  • 19:45-20:00
    Digitalization Makes Campus Services More Intelligent
    Pablo Cui
    Vice President, Intelligent Campus Business Dept., Huawei
  • 20:00-20:30
    CloudCampus 3.0, Building a Fully-Wireless, Intelligent Campus Network
    Li Xing
    President, Data Communication Campus, Huawei
  • 20:30-20:50
    Building Green Optical Campus Networks for Various Industries
    Michael Macdonald
    Chief Digital Officer and Executive Consultant, Huawei Asia Pacific Region, Huawei

Internet Service

ICT Helps the Internet Service Industry Cope with Traffic Surges

Live

March 25 19:30-20:30

  • 19:30-19:40
    Huawei Internet Service Industry Updates and Propositions
    Li Hongbo
    President, Global Internet Service Industry Dept., Huawei
  • 19:40-20:00
    ISPs Leverage Ubiquitous Connectivity Toward Digital Transformation
    Wing Kin Leung
    Chief Technology Officer, Huawei
  • 20:00-20:15
    Build All-Optical Intelligent Networks to Support Explosive Traffic Growth
    Eko Supriyanto
    GPON Administrator, Biznet
  • 20:15-20:25
    Huawei DC OptiX 2.0 Supports Better DCI Evolution
    Ronald Bursola
    Chief Technology Officer, Converge ICT Solutions, Inc.
  • 20:25-20:30
    Launch of New Products for the Internet Service Industry

Education

ICT Transforms Education and Innovates Smart Classrooms

Live

March 25 21:00-22:40

  • 21:00-21:15
    Reshaping Teaching and Learning Through Technology and Innovation
    Zhan Tao
    Director, The UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education
  • 21:15-21:35
    The Influence of ICT Development on Modern Teaching Modes
    Song Min
    Vice Principal, Minzu University of China
  • 21:35-21:50
    ICT Transforms Education and Campuses
    Prof. Dato Dr Rahmat Mohamad
    Deputy Vice Chancellor, Univerisiti Teknologi Mara, Malaysia
  • 21:50-22:25
    Huawei Smart Classroom Solution and the Release of IdeaHub Board
    Xu Jun
    Vice President, Global Government Business Unit, Huawei
    Pan Yong
    Vice President, Intelligent Vision and Collaboration Product & Solution Sales, Huawei
  • 22:25-22:40
    Post-Pandemic Future: OMO Smart Classroom
    Zheng Xucheng
    Founder and Chairman, Wisdom Garden

HUAWEI CLOUD

Accelerating Intelligent Transformation

Live

March 26 16:30-18:00

  • 16:30-16:50
    The New Drive for Intelligent Transformation
    Tan Shijie
    Director, HUAWEI CLOUD Solution Sales, Huawei
  • 16:50-17:10
    Huawei Hybrid Cloud Makes the Cloud Ubiquitous
    Ahtasham Rabbani
    Senior Solution Architect, HUAWEI CLOUD Solution Sales, Huawei
  • 17:10-17:35
    Launch of Seniverse Weather Big Data Solution
    Felix Wu
    Chief Executive Officer, Beijing Seniverse Technology
  • 17:35-18:00
    Launch of HUAWEI CLOUD Data Security Service
    Zhang Le
    Senior Solution Architect, HUAWEI CLOUD BU

Data Communication

IP Club Carnival 2021

Live

March 26 16:30-18:00

  • 16:30-16:40
    Insight into Huawei's Intelligent IP Technology Architecture
    Zhenbin(Robin) Li
    Chief Protocol Expert, Datacom, Huawei
    Member of the IETF Internet Architecture Board (IAB)
  • 16:40-16:55
    Trends Analysis of Intelligent IP Networks
    Brad Casemore
    Research Vice President, IDC
  • 16:55-17:10
    Building a Fully-Wireless, Intelligent Campus Network
    Henning Czerny
    CTO, Network Solution, Germany Enterprise Business Dept., Huawei
  • 17:10-17:25
    Building the Industry's First L3 Autonomous Driving DCN with Intelligent O&M
    Muhammad Badar Farooq
    Senior Solution Architect, Network Solution, Middle East Enterprise Business Dept., Huawei
  • 17:25-17:40
    Building an IP Network with Deterministic Experience based on CloudWAN
    Arkadiusz Giedrojc
    CTO, Network Solution, Nordics & CEE Enterprise Business Dept., Huawei
  • 17:40-18:00
    Huawei on Huawei: A Fully-Wireless Intelligent Campus
    Wu Fan
    CTO, Network Solution, Enterprise BG, Huawei

Speakers

Hu Houkun (Ken Hu)
Rotating Chairman
Huawei
Born in 1968, Mr. Hu holds a bachelor's degree from Huazhong University of Science and Technology. Mr. Hu joined Huawei in 1990 and has served as President of the Marketing & Sales Dept. in China, President of the Latin America Region, President of the Global Sales Dept., 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, Deputy Chairman of the Board, Rotating CEO, and Chairman of the HRC. Currently, Mr. Hu serves as Deputy Chairman of the Board and Rotating Chairman of Huawei.
Peng Zhongyang
Member of the Board, President of Huawei Enterprise Business Group
Huawei
Born in 1968, Mr. Peng holds a bachelor's degree from Huazhong University of Science and Technology. Mr. Peng joined Huawei in 1997 and has served as a Technical Service Engineer of the South China Area, Transmission Project Manager and Development Engineer of the Russia Representative Office, General Manager of the Yemen Representative Office, Assistant to President of the Middle East and Northern Africa Region, President of the Northern Africa Region, President of the China Region, and President of the Corporate Leadership Mgmt. Dept. Currently, Mr. Peng serves as President of the Enterprise BG.
Eric Muriuki Njagi
Group Director, Digital Business
NCBA
Mr. Muriuki has been a key member of the NCBA Group since 2007 when he joined as a Business Development Manager, a position he held until 2009. He then served as the Head of Enterprise Programmes Management before moving into his current role in 2011. Mr. Muriuki has extensive regional experience in the banking industry dating back to 1999. Prior to joining the NCBA Group, he was the Head of Business Change Management at the Co-operative Bank of Kenya. He also worked as a Business Systems Manager and an Information Technology Officer at Citibank N.A.
Xiong Sidong
President
Soochow University
Prof. Xiong, President of Soochow University and Director of the Institute of Biology and Medical Sciences, has served as: Deputy Director of the Key Laboratory of Molecular Virology under the Ministry of Health; Assistant to the President at Shanghai Medical University (now the Shanghai Medical College of Fudan University); Vice-Dean of the Graduate School and Dean of Fudan College at Fudan University; Director of the Institute for Immunobiology of Fudan University; and Director of the Center for Gene Immunization and Vaccine Research. Prof. Xiong was elected as delegate to the 13th National People’s Congress, and was amember of the 10th, 11th and 12th National Committees of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. He also served as Vice-Chairman of the 12th and 13th Shanghai Municipal Committees of the China Democratic League, and Vice-Chairman of the 11th and 12th Jiangsu Provincial Committees of the China Democratic League.
Under the supervision of Prof. Wen Yumei, a renowned virologist and Academician of the China Academy of Engineering, Prof. Xiong received his PhD in Microbiology from Fudan University in 1992. He conducted his post-doctoral research at the French National Institute for Health and Medical Research (INSERM), and was once a visiting scholar at the University of California, San Diego, USA. His areas of academic specialty are molecular immunology and virology. As a project leader, he has led several major projects including the National Natural Science Foundation of China, key national infectious disease projects, the national 863 project, the national 973 project, major projects of Jiangsu Province, High-tech Industry Development Projects of Jiangsu Province, and more. His publications include 213 SCI papers in top-tier journals, including Nature Biotechnology, Immunity, Nature Microbiology, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Hepatology, Circulation Research, the Journal of Virology, and the Journal of Immunology. He has 36 national invention patents and 17 authorized patents. He is the Chief Editor and Deputy Chief Editor of 15 textbooks and monographs, and has participated in the compilation of 22 textbooks. Prof. Xiong was awarded first place in the Shanghai Science and Technology Progress Award, first place in the Ministry of Education Science and Technology Progress Award, third place in the State Science and Technology Progress Award, and third place in the State Natural Science Award. He was also recognized with the China Youth Science and Technology Award, the National Young and Middle-Aged Medical Science and Technology Star award, and the Hong Kong Qiu Shi Outstanding Young Scholar Award, also achieving second place for the Young Teacher Award of Huo Yingdong Education Foundation, and the Special Prize of Baosteel Education Foundation Outstanding Teacher. He has been included in the Trans-Century Training Programme Foundation for the Talents by the State Education Commission of China, the first and second tiers of the “Hundred Million Talents Project” of the Ministry of Personnel, the Shanghai Rising Star Program, the Shanghai Hundred Talents Program, the Shanghai Program of Excellent Discipline Leaders, the Shanghai Leading Talents Program, and the Jiangsu Province Innovation and Entrepreneurship Talents Program. He is also a winner of the National Outstanding Youth Fund, a member of the 6th, 7th, and 8th Academic Discipline Review Groups of the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council, and a recipient of the special allowance of the State Council of China.
Yao Jianlin
Vice President
Soochow University
Mr. Yao is currently serves as a chemistry Professor at Soochow University alongside his roles as Vice President of the university and Acting Dean of the College of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science. In 2001, He obtained his PhD from the Department of Chemistry at Xiamen University, China, and has previously served as a visiting Chemistry Professor at the National University of Singapore (2009), a Research Officer at the Institute of Material Research and Engineering (IMRE) of Singapore. He was also a post-doctoral Research Associate in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Liverpool, UK, 2002–2004. Mr. Yao's main research interests are the study of interfacial electrochemistry in aqueous and ionic liquids, the mechanism and application of Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS), interfacial catalysis based on surface plasma resonance, and the development of high sensitive sensors. So far, he has published more than 100 papers in respected global journals including Journal of the American Chemical Society, Chemical Communications, Analytical Chemistry, Langmuir, and more.
Dr. Georgia Ayfantopoulou
Deputy Director and Research Director
Hellenic Institute of Transport (HIT) – Centre for Research and Technology Hellas
Dr. Ayfantopoulou has over 25 years of professional and research experience in transport system planning and operations management and optimization. Over her career, she has led the technical coordination and management of many research, consultancy, and industry projects, focusing on the technology-enabled transformation of transport and logistics systems. Her scientific work focuses on: the modelling and optimization of transport and logistics processes; ITS in mobility and freight; big data analytics and systems observation; and tool and service development supporting intermodality and actor visibility in chain operations. Dr. Ayfantopoulou is a member of the EU Digital Transport & Logistics Forum, as well as the DG MOVE expert group, defining the European Federated Network of platforms in the transport logistics community.
Gao Kunlun
CIGRE Study Committee D2 Regular Member
Vice President of the Global Energy Interconnection Research Institute
Mr. Yao is currently serves as a chemistry Professor at Soochow University alongside his roles as Vice President of the university and Acting Dean of the College of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science. In 2001, He obtained his PhD from the Department of Chemistry at Xiamen University, China, and has previously served as a visiting Chemistry Professor at the National University of Singapore (2009), a Research Officer at the Institute of Material Research and Engineering (IMRE) of Singapore. He was also a post-doctoral Research Associate in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Liverpool, UK, 2002–2004. Mr. Yao's main research interests are the study of interfacial electrochemistry in aqueous and ionic liquids, the mechanism and application of Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS), interfacial catalysis based on surface plasma resonance, and the development of high sensitive sensors. So far, he has published more than 100 papers in respected global journals including Journal of the American Chemical Society, Chemical Communications, Analytical Chemistry, Langmuir, and more.
Wang Tao (David Wang)
Executive Director of the Board
Huawei
Born in 1972, Mr. Wang holds a master’s degree from Xi’an Jiaotong University. Mr. Wang joined Huawei in 1997 and has served as a Wireless R&D Manager, Vice President of the UMTS Technical Sales Dept., Vice President of Technical Sales of the European Area, Managing Director of Huawei Italy and Switzerland, President of the Wireless Network Product Line, President of the Network Product Line, and President of Products & Solutions. Currently, Mr. Wang serves as Chairman of the Investment Review Board, President of Network Products & Solutions, President of ICT Strategy & Marketing, and Deputy Chairman of the ICT Infrastructure Managing Board.
Jacqueline Shi
Vice President of Huawei's Cloud & AI Business Group, President of the Cloud & AI Marketing Dept.
Huawei
Hu Kewen (Kevin Hu)
President, Data Communication Product Line
Huawei
Mr. Hu is the President of Huawei Data Communication Product Line and, as such, is responsible for managing Huawei's data communication business. Prior to this role, Mr. Hu served as the President of Huawei's Network Product Line and other managerial positions. He has a wealth of experience in product portfolio investment management, marketing and solution sales, and product R&D. He graduated from Xidian University in 1996 and joined Huawei in 1999.
Dr. Peter Zhou
President, Huawei IT Product Line
Huawei
Dr. Zhou is President of Huawei's IT Product Line, currently responsible for the end-to-end data storage, intelligent collaboration, and integrated video industries. Previously, he was President of Huawei Small Cell & Wi-Fi Wireless Networks as well as Chief Marketing Officer of the Huawei Wireless Network Product Line.
Dony Zhang
Chief Architect, Data Center Storage Network
Bank of China
Mr. Zhang is a Chief Architect and Data Center Storage Network Expert for the Bank of China. With extensive experience in disaster recovery architecture planning, design, and O&M for financial information systems, he has been engaged in storage networks — especially SAN — for over 10 years.
Ronald Brusola
Chief Technology Officer
Converge ICT Solutions, Inc.
Jin Yuzhi (Richard Jin)
President, Transmission and Access Network Product Line
Huawei
Mr. Jin holds a bachelor’s degree from Beijing Jiaotong University. Since joining Huawei in 1998, he has served as an Engineer of the WDM/OTN Domains, Director of the WDM/OTN Domains, General Manager of the WDM/OTN Domains, Vice President of the Southern-East Asia Region, and President of the Transmission Network Product Line. Mr. Jin has rich experience in R&D, marketing, strategy, and business operations and, since January 2019, has served as President of the Transmission and Access Network Product Line. He is responsible for the end-to-end strategy in R&D, marketing, and business and operations management for the Huawei transmission network and access network product portfolio.
Du Shu
Director, Operation Inspection Center, Information & Telecommunication Company
State Grid Sichuan Electric Power Company
Xu Qingbang
Data Center Expert
Agricultural Bank of China (ABC)
Mr. Xu is responsible for the network infrastructure planning and new technology research. He was the chief contributor in developing the ABC ONE intelligent network model and won second prize in the Science and Technology Development Award issued by the People's Bank of China. Together with his team, he planned and deployed the first SR-MPLS TE and SRv6 Policy SDN backbone networks in China's financial industry, winning the 2019 IDC China Digital Transformation Excellence Award and the Outstanding Contribution Award for Financial Technology Innovation in 2020 presented by Financial Computerizing.
Zhao Zhipeng (Steven Zhao)
Vice President, Data Communication Product Line
Huawei
As Vice President of the Data Communication Product Line, Mr. Zhao is responsible for the marketing of data communication products. A graduate of Tianjin University, he joined Huawei in 1999 and has served in many roles since, including as the Director of the PTN Product Department, the General Manager of the Mobile Bearer Domain, the Director of the Network Marketing & Solution Sales Department in Western Europe, and the General Manager of the Campus Network Domain. With over 20 years of rich, diverse experience in the telecommunications industry, Mr. Zhao is a specialist in product development, marketing and solution sales, and strategy planning.
Chen Banghua (Bob Chen)
President, Marketing & Enterprise Network Technical Sales Dept.
Huawei Enterprise BG
Mr. Chen is a Vice President of Huawei Enterprise Business Group (BG) and manages the Marketing & Enterprise Network Technical Sales Dept. Since joining Huawei in the year 2000, he has served the company as the Director of the Network Strategy & Business Development Dept., the Director of the Latin America Network Marketing & Solution Sales Dept., the General Manager of the Microwave Domain, and the Director of the Transmission Network Product Management Dept. Mr. Chen has extensive experience in strategic planning, marketing, and solution sales.
Zhou Taoyuan
President, Digital Power Product Line
Huawei
Mr. Zhou graduated from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China with a master's degree in 1999, and joined Huawei in the same year. Since that time, he has served as a Manager of CDMA SPDT, President of the Antenna Business Unit, and Vice President of the Marketing and Solution Sales Dept., Brazil Representative Office. Since 2018, Mr. Zhou has held the post of President of the Digital Power Product Line. He has more than 20 years of experience in the telecom industry, and has keen insight on the global telecom market.
Mark Wootton
Chief Information Officer
Yilport Holding
Mark Wootton has extensive experience working in IT and automation within ports. Currently, he is responsible for Yilport's Information Technology and Terminal Development Projects portfolio. In addition to his CIO responsibilities, he represents Yilport and participates in various external bodies including the Terminal Industry Committee 4.0, Navis Industry Advisory Board, and chairs the EMEA Navis User Group.
Hu Houkun (Ken Hu)
Rotating Chairman
Huawei
Born in 1968, Mr. Hu holds a bachelor's degree from Huazhong University of Science and Technology. Mr. Hu joined Huawei in 1990 and has served as President of the Marketing & Sales Dept. in China, President of the Latin America Region, President of the Global Sales Dept., 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, Deputy Chairman of the Board, Rotating CEO, and Chairman of the HRC. Currently, Mr. Hu serves as Deputy Chairman of the Board and Rotating Chairman of Huawei.
Peng Zhongyang
Member of the Board, President of Huawei Enterprise Business Group
Huawei
Born in 1968, Mr. Peng holds a bachelor's degree from Huazhong University of Science and Technology. Mr. Peng joined Huawei in 1997 and has served as a Technical Service Engineer of the South China Area, Transmission Project Manager and Development Engineer of the Russia Representative Office, General Manager of the Yemen Representative Office, Assistant to President of the Middle East and Northern Africa Region, President of the Northern Africa Region, President of the China Region, and President of the Corporate Leadership Mgmt. Dept. Currently, Mr. Peng serves as President of the Enterprise BG.
Eric Muriuki Njagi
Group Director, Digital Business
NCBA
Mr. Muriuki has been a key member of the NCBA Group since 2007 when he joined as a Business Development Manager, a position he held until 2009. He then served as the Head of Enterprise Programmes Management before moving into his current role in 2011. Mr. Muriuki has extensive regional experience in the banking industry dating back to 1999. Prior to joining the NCBA Group, he was the Head of Business Change Management at the Co-operative Bank of Kenya. He also worked as a Business Systems Manager and an Information Technology Officer at Citibank N.A.
Xiong Sidong
President
Soochow University
Prof. Xiong, President of Soochow University and Director of the Institute of Biology and Medical Sciences, has served as: Deputy Director of the Key Laboratory of Molecular Virology under the Ministry of Health; Assistant to the President at Shanghai Medical University (now the Shanghai Medical College of Fudan University); Vice-Dean of the Graduate School and Dean of Fudan College at Fudan University; Director of the Institute for Immunobiology of Fudan University; and Director of the Center for Gene Immunization and Vaccine Research. Prof. Xiong was elected as delegate to the 13th National People’s Congress, and was amember of the 10th, 11th and 12th National Committees of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. He also served as Vice-Chairman of the 12th and 13th Shanghai Municipal Committees of the China Democratic League, and Vice-Chairman of the 11th and 12th Jiangsu Provincial Committees of the China Democratic League.
Under the supervision of Prof. Wen Yumei, a renowned virologist and Academician of the China Academy of Engineering, Prof. Xiong received his PhD in Microbiology from Fudan University in 1992. He conducted his post-doctoral research at the French National Institute for Health and Medical Research (INSERM), and was once a visiting scholar at the University of California, San Diego, USA. His areas of academic specialty are molecular immunology and virology. As a project leader, he has led several major projects including the National Natural Science Foundation of China, key national infectious disease projects, the national 863 project, the national 973 project, major projects of Jiangsu Province, High-tech Industry Development Projects of Jiangsu Province, and more. His publications include 213 SCI papers in top-tier journals, including Nature Biotechnology, Immunity, Nature Microbiology, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Hepatology, Circulation Research, the Journal of Virology, and the Journal of Immunology. He has 36 national invention patents and 17 authorized patents. He is the Chief Editor and Deputy Chief Editor of 15 textbooks and monographs, and has participated in the compilation of 22 textbooks. Prof. Xiong was awarded first place in the Shanghai Science and Technology Progress Award, first place in the Ministry of Education Science and Technology Progress Award, third place in the State Science and Technology Progress Award, and third place in the State Natural Science Award. He was also recognized with the China Youth Science and Technology Award, the National Young and Middle-Aged Medical Science and Technology Star award, and the Hong Kong Qiu Shi Outstanding Young Scholar Award, also achieving second place for the Young Teacher Award of Huo Yingdong Education Foundation, and the Special Prize of Baosteel Education Foundation Outstanding Teacher. He has been included in the Trans-Century Training Programme Foundation for the Talents by the State Education Commission of China, the first and second tiers of the “Hundred Million Talents Project” of the Ministry of Personnel, the Shanghai Rising Star Program, the Shanghai Hundred Talents Program, the Shanghai Program of Excellent Discipline Leaders, the Shanghai Leading Talents Program, and the Jiangsu Province Innovation and Entrepreneurship Talents Program. He is also a winner of the National Outstanding Youth Fund, a member of the 6th, 7th, and 8th Academic Discipline Review Groups of the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council, and a recipient of the special allowance of the State Council of China.
Yao Jianlin
Vice President
Soochow University
Mr. Yao is currently serves as a chemistry Professor at Soochow University alongside his roles as Vice President of the university and Acting Dean of the College of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science. In 2001, He obtained his PhD from the Department of Chemistry at Xiamen University, China, and has previously served as a visiting Chemistry Professor at the National University of Singapore (2009), a Research Officer at the Institute of Material Research and Engineering (IMRE) of Singapore. He was also a post-doctoral Research Associate in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Liverpool, UK, 2002–2004. Mr. Yao's main research interests are the study of interfacial electrochemistry in aqueous and ionic liquids, the mechanism and application of Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS), interfacial catalysis based on surface plasma resonance, and the development of high sensitive sensors. So far, he has published more than 100 papers in respected global journals including Journal of the American Chemical Society, Chemical Communications, Analytical Chemistry, Langmuir, and more.
Dr. Georgia Ayfantopoulou
Deputy Director and Research Director
Hellenic Institute of Transport (HIT) – Centre for Research and Technology Hellas
Dr. Ayfantopoulou has over 25 years of professional and research experience in transport system planning and operations management and optimization. Over her career, she has led the technical coordination and management of many research, consultancy, and industry projects, focusing on the technology-enabled transformation of transport and logistics systems. Her scientific work focuses on: the modelling and optimization of transport and logistics processes; ITS in mobility and freight; big data analytics and systems observation; and tool and service development supporting intermodality and actor visibility in chain operations. Dr. Ayfantopoulou is a member of the EU Digital Transport & Logistics Forum, as well as the DG MOVE expert group, defining the European Federated Network of platforms in the transport logistics community.
Gao Kunlun
CIGRE Study Committee D2 Regular Member
Vice President of the Global Energy Interconnection Research Institute
Mr. Yao is currently serves as a chemistry Professor at Soochow University alongside his roles as Vice President of the university and Acting Dean of the College of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science. In 2001, He obtained his PhD from the Department of Chemistry at Xiamen University, China, and has previously served as a visiting Chemistry Professor at the National University of Singapore (2009), a Research Officer at the Institute of Material Research and Engineering (IMRE) of Singapore. He was also a post-doctoral Research Associate in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Liverpool, UK, 2002–2004. Mr. Yao's main research interests are the study of interfacial electrochemistry in aqueous and ionic liquids, the mechanism and application of Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS), interfacial catalysis based on surface plasma resonance, and the development of high sensitive sensors. So far, he has published more than 100 papers in respected global journals including Journal of the American Chemical Society, Chemical Communications, Analytical Chemistry, Langmuir, and more.
Wang Tao (David Wang)
Executive Director of the Board
Huawei
Born in 1972, Mr. Wang holds a master’s degree from Xi’an Jiaotong University. Mr. Wang joined Huawei in 1997 and has served as a Wireless R&D Manager, Vice President of the UMTS Technical Sales Dept., Vice President of Technical Sales of the European Area, Managing Director of Huawei Italy and Switzerland, President of the Wireless Network Product Line, President of the Network Product Line, and President of Products & Solutions. Currently, Mr. Wang serves as Chairman of the Investment Review Board, President of Network Products & Solutions, President of ICT Strategy & Marketing, and Deputy Chairman of the ICT Infrastructure Managing Board.
Jacqueline Shi
Vice President of Huawei's Cloud & AI Business Group, President of the Cloud & AI Marketing Dept.
Huawei
Hu Kewen (Kevin Hu)
President, Data Communication Product Line
Huawei
Mr. Hu is the President of Huawei Data Communication Product Line and, as such, is responsible for managing Huawei's data communication business. Prior to this role, Mr. Hu served as the President of Huawei's Network Product Line and other managerial positions. He has a wealth of experience in product portfolio investment management, marketing and solution sales, and product R&D. He graduated from Xidian University in 1996 and joined Huawei in 1999.
Dr. Peter Zhou
President, Huawei IT Product Line
Huawei
Dr. Zhou is President of Huawei's IT Product Line, currently responsible for the end-to-end data storage, intelligent collaboration, and integrated video industries. Previously, he was President of Huawei Small Cell & Wi-Fi Wireless Networks as well as Chief Marketing Officer of the Huawei Wireless Network Product Line.
Dony Zhang
Chief Architect, Data Center Storage Network
Bank of China
Mr. Zhang is a Chief Architect and Data Center Storage Network Expert for the Bank of China. With extensive experience in disaster recovery architecture planning, design, and O&M for financial information systems, he has been engaged in storage networks — especially SAN — for over 10 years.
Ronald Brusola
Chief Technology Officer
Converge ICT Solutions, Inc.
Jin Yuzhi (Richard Jin)
President, Transmission and Access Network Product Line
Huawei
Mr. Jin holds a bachelor’s degree from Beijing Jiaotong University. Since joining Huawei in 1998, he has served as an Engineer of the WDM/OTN Domains, Director of the WDM/OTN Domains, General Manager of the WDM/OTN Domains, Vice President of the Southern-East Asia Region, and President of the Transmission Network Product Line. Mr. Jin has rich experience in R&D, marketing, strategy, and business operations and, since January 2019, has served as President of the Transmission and Access Network Product Line. He is responsible for the end-to-end strategy in R&D, marketing, and business and operations management for the Huawei transmission network and access network product portfolio.
Du Shu
Director, Operation Inspection Center, Information & Telecommunication Company
State Grid Sichuan Electric Power Company
Xu Qingbang
Data Center Expert
Agricultural Bank of China (ABC)
Mr. Xu is responsible for the network infrastructure planning and new technology research. He was the chief contributor in developing the ABC ONE intelligent network model and won second prize in the Science and Technology Development Award issued by the People's Bank of China. Together with his team, he planned and deployed the first SR-MPLS TE and SRv6 Policy SDN backbone networks in China's financial industry, winning the 2019 IDC China Digital Transformation Excellence Award and the Outstanding Contribution Award for Financial Technology Innovation in 2020 presented by Financial Computerizing.
Zhao Zhipeng (Steven Zhao)
Vice President, Data Communication Product Line
Huawei
As Vice President of the Data Communication Product Line, Mr. Zhao is responsible for the marketing of data communication products. A graduate of Tianjin University, he joined Huawei in 1999 and has served in many roles since, including as the Director of the PTN Product Department, the General Manager of the Mobile Bearer Domain, the Director of the Network Marketing & Solution Sales Department in Western Europe, and the General Manager of the Campus Network Domain. With over 20 years of rich, diverse experience in the telecommunications industry, Mr. Zhao is a specialist in product development, marketing and solution sales, and strategy planning.
Chen Banghua (Bob Chen)
President, Marketing & Enterprise Network Technical Sales Dept.
Huawei Enterprise BG
Mr. Chen is a Vice President of Huawei Enterprise Business Group (BG) and manages the Marketing & Enterprise Network Technical Sales Dept. Since joining Huawei in the year 2000, he has served the company as the Director of the Network Strategy & Business Development Dept., the Director of the Latin America Network Marketing & Solution Sales Dept., the General Manager of the Microwave Domain, and the Director of the Transmission Network Product Management Dept. Mr. Chen has extensive experience in strategic planning, marketing, and solution sales.
Zhou Taoyuan
President, Digital Power Product Line
Huawei
Mr. Zhou graduated from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China with a master's degree in 1999, and joined Huawei in the same year. Since that time, he has served as a Manager of CDMA SPDT, President of the Antenna Business Unit, and Vice President of the Marketing and Solution Sales Dept., Brazil Representative Office. Since 2018, Mr. Zhou has held the post of President of the Digital Power Product Line. He has more than 20 years of experience in the telecom industry, and has keen insight on the global telecom market.
Mark Wootton
Chief Information Officer
Yilport Holding
Mark Wootton has extensive experience working in IT and automation within ports. Currently, he is responsible for Yilport's Information Technology and Terminal Development Projects portfolio. In addition to his CIO responsibilities, he represents Yilport and participates in various external bodies including the Terminal Industry Committee 4.0, Navis Industry Advisory Board, and chairs the EMEA Navis User Group.

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