The 2018 China (Shenzhen) IT Leaders Summit focused on digital China. Tencent CEO and chairman Ma "Pony Ma" Huateng was among the industry leaders and renowned experts who attended the event to discuss trends. In his keynote speech on “The Opportunities and Exploration of Digital China,” he talked about how digitalization in China is fueling economic growth, Tencent’s retail strategies, the potential of information technologies in the social services sector and his view on how to accelerate innovations. Wu Zhaohan, an editor at China Entrepreneur magazine, edited a transcription of Ma’s speech to highlight his main points. getAbstract recommends this article to global investors and economists as well as futurists.
In this summary, you will learn
- How information technologies can benefit China’s economy and social services,
- What Tencent aims to accomplish in the new digital economy, and
- How to accelerate innovation in China.
About the Authors
Ma “Pony Ma” Huateng is the founder, CEO and chairman of Tencent. Wu Zhaohan is an editor for China Entrepreneur, an online magazine covering business and the entrepreneurial life.