Huawei ( Huawei )
Management of Huawei
Ren Zhengfei is the Founder and CEO of the Company. He was born on 25 October, 1944. He was born in Zhenning County, Guizhou, China. His grandfather was from Jiangsu province and was a master chef who was an expert in curing ham. He failed to complete university studies when his[clarification needed] grandfather died.
Shenzhen, Guangdong, People's Republic of China
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (/ˈhwɑːˌweɪ/; simplified Chinese: 华为; traditional Chinese: 華為; pinyin: About this soundHuáwéi) is a Chinese multinational telecommunications equipment and consumer electronics manufacturer, headquartered in Shenzhen, China. Ren Zhengfei, a former military engineer in the People's Liberation Army, founded Huawei in 1987. At the time of its establishment, Huawei focused on manufacturing phone switches, but has since expanded to include building telecommunications networks, providing operational and consulting services and equipment to enterprises inside and outside of China, and manufacturing communications devices for the consumer market. Huawei had over 170,000 employees as of September 2017, around 76,000 of them engaged in research and development (R&D). It has 21 R&D institutes in countries including China, the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Pakistan, Finland, France, Belgium, (Germany), Colombia, Sweden, Ireland, India, Russia, Israel, and Turkey. As of 2017 the company invested US$13.8 billion in R&D, up from US$5 billion in 2013.