In a recent internal presentation, Huawei’s CEO Ren Zhengfei candidly talked about the company shift from hardware to software, the motivation behind it, and what it will take for Huawei to succeed.

In this Sparring Partners, we will have an open discussion with Paul Scanlan CTO, Carrier Business Group, Huawei, and Jeremy Thompson, Vice President and CSO, Huawei UK on the implications of this change on competitiveness, ecosystem and customer relationships, and internal culture.

Register for the Sparring Partners and bring along your questions and comments to steer the conversation. And if you want to make sure your questions are answered, send them to us ahead of time at

For background on this discussion, read Monica’s take on Huawei’s CEO Zhengfei on the role of software and openness to succeed in global telecoms in this blog.

Sponsored by


Paul Scanlan
CTO, Carrier Business Group

Jeremy Thompson
Vice President and CSO
Huawei UK

Monica Paolini, Principal, Senza Fili
Monica Paolini

Senza Fili


Kendra Chamberlain - Analyst - Senza Fili
Kendra Chamberlain

Senza Fili

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