Huawei CEO Richard Yu to present at IFA 2017

The head of one of the worlds top smartphone manufacturers to outline his company’s strategic positioning for the global digital business.

Richard Yu, CEO of the world’s third largest smartphone manufacturer, will present his strategic vision on the IFA Keynote stage on Saturday, 2 September 2017, at 2 p.m. With its smartphones, Huawei has evolved from a network supplier known only to insiders into one of the three leading smartphone brands, active in over 170 countries.

Richard Yu began his professional career in 1993 and has held a variety of positions at Huawei since, including CTO of Wireless R&D and director of the GSM/UMTS Technical Sales Department. He was appointed president of the Wireless Network Product Line by Huawei in 2006 and was then nominated president of the European Region in 2008.

Exclusive insights into the strategies of global players will be the focus of interest at the IFA Keynotes. Pieter Nota, CEO of Personal Health Businesses Royal Philips, will open the IFA Keynote stage on 1 September at 10:30 a.m. On 2 September at 10:30 a.m., Foxconn founder Terry Gou will present the current strategic positioning of his multinational group of companies.