2017 Forum programme

Edward Mingcheng Zhou
 Edward Mingcheng Zhou

VP of Global Public Affairs
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
China

Biography

Mr. Edward Zhou is Vice President for Global Public Affairs of Huawei. He is in charge of government’s communications aiming to be the advisor to national governments, contribute to ICT policies and standards formulation in host countries, expand the market for Huawei, and build competitive edges.

Mr. Edward Zhou joined Huawei in 1996 and has over 20 years of experience in the telecom industry and played a key role in many of global milestone projects in Huawei. Moreover, Mr. Edward Zhou held many senior positions in the company. He worked as Chief Marketing Officer of Huawei Europe, and deeply participated in the development of European telecommunication market. After that he took over the position of Vice President for Huawei Japan which was responsible for solutions and marketing, focusing on Carrier Business. He was leading the collaboration with Softbank, NTT Docomo, SKT and other leadingtelecom operators in 5G trial and wireless network reconstruction in Japan and Korea.