Huawei founder visits top universities on talent quest

Ren Zhengfei, founder of the technology giant Huawei, visited China’s prestigious Peking University, seeking to deepen Huawei’s cooperation with top institutions in China for talent, and said he is hopeful the company will see more original and ground-breaking innovations as a result, reports the Global Times.

According to a recent statement from the university, Ren said that universities were the best platform for innovation, and by cooperating with enterprises, students can realise their dreams and give them real-life applications. Ren also said that young students and researchers should be encouraged to pursue “seemingly meaningless research”.

The Huawei founder has frequently visited top universities in China, stressing the importance of the institutions’ cooperation with Huawei as well as their strong talent pools when it comes to creating world-class technologies.
Full report on the Global Times site