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Huawei Technologies is a global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. The company offers a range of products, services, and business solutions for telecom carriers, including wireless network, fixed network, cloud core network, carrier software, IT infrastructure, network energy, professional services, and network rollout services. It also builds a digital infrastructure platform utilizing cloud computing, software-defined networking, big data, and Internet of Things to enable the digital transformation of the government, public utilities, finance, energy, transport, and manufacturing industries. In addition, Huawei provides smartphones, tablets, wearable devices, converged home devices, and applications on these devices for consumers and businesses.

TypePrivate
Founded1987
HQShenzhen, CN
Websitehuawei.com
Employee Ratings3.5
Culture scoreD+

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2020)194,000
Job Openings541
Revenue (FY, 2019)¥850 B(+18%)

Key People/Management at Huawei

Ren Zhengfei

Ren Zhengfei

Director, CEO
Guo Ping

Guo Ping

Deputy Chairman, Rotating Chairman
Liang Hua

Liang Hua

Chairman
Peng Zhongyang

Peng Zhongyang

Director, President of the Enterprise BG
Hu Houkun

Hu Houkun

Deputy Chairman
Meng Wanzhou

Meng Wanzhou

Deputy Chairwoman, CFO
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Huawei Office Locations

Huawei has offices in Shenzhen, Beijing, Cupertino, Kabol and in 139 other locations
Shenzhen, CN (HQ)
Huawei Base, Bantian, Longgang District
Beijing, CN
West Tower of China Overseas Property Plaza , Building 7,NO.8
Kabol, AF
Street 15, Wazir Akbar Khan
Tirana, AL
Rruga Reshit Petrela
Alger, DZ
Butte Des Deux Bassins Oued Romane, El Achour
Dar El Beïda, DZ
16 Rue Mohamed Khemisti
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Huawei Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1987

Time since last funding

7 years ago

Huawei investors

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Huawei Revenue

Huawei's revenue was reported to be ¥850 b in FY, 2019 which is a 17.9% increase from the previous period.
CNY

Revenue (FY, 2019)

850.0b

Revenue growth (FY, 2018 - FY, 2019), %

17.9%

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

184.1b
Annual
CNYFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

521.6b603.6b721.2b850.0b

Revenue growth, %

16%19%18%

Cost of goods sold

311.4b365.5b443.0b

Gross profit

210.1b238.1b278.2b
Half Year
CNYH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Revenue

283.1b325.7b401.3b
CNYFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

123.0b175.3b184.1b

Accounts Receivable

108.9b106.3b91.1b

Inventories

74.0b72.4b94.5b

Current Assets

355.5b405.3b530.1b
CNYFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash From Operating Activities

49.2b96.3b74.7b

Cash From Investing Activities

(28.5b)(24.7b)(93.9b)

Cash From Financing Activities

(10.9b)(16.9b)26.9b

Net Change in Cash

9.8b54.7b7.7b
CNYY, 2019

Revenue/Employee

4.5m
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Huawei Operating Metrics

Huawei's Smartphones Shipped was reported to be 238.7 m in FY, 2019.
FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q4, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q4, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Nov, 2019Q4, 2019FY, 2019

Smartphones Shipped

139 m34.60 m38.50 m39.10 m41 m153 m39.30 m54.20 m52 m59.70 m206 m59.10 m56.60 m66.80 m56.20 m238.70 m

Smartphones Shipped (China)

76.20 m21 m23 m22 m24 m90 m21.20 m28.50 m25 m30 m104.80 m29.90 m37.30 m41.50 m33.30 m142 m

Patents Issued

62.52 k74.31 k87.81 k87.81 k

Mobile Users

340 m500 m
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Huawei Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Vokord Telekom ZaoJune 03, 2019$50 m
HexaTierDecember 27, 2016$42 m
Toga NetworksDecember 07, 2016
NeulSeptember 22, 2014$25 m
Centre for Integrated PhotonicsJanuary 26, 2012
Huawei Symantec TechnologiesNovember 14, 2011
3LeafFebruary 19, 2011
Harbour Networks HoldingsSeptember 11, 2006
Beijing Huawei Digital Technologies Co
HiSilicon Optoelectronics Co., Ltd.
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Huawei Revenue Breakdown

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Huawei revenue breakdown by business segment: 40.8% from Carrier, 48.4% from Consumer, 10.3% from Enterprise and 0.5% from Other

Huawei revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 11.4% from Asia Pacific , 51.6% from China, 28.4% from Europe, the Middle East and Africa, 6.6% from Americas and 2.0% from Other

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Huawei Online and Social Media Presence

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Huawei Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D+

    59/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    72/100

  • Compensation

    C

    60/100

  • Diversity

    D

    55/100

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Huawei News and Updates

China says Canada is an accomplice of U.S. in Huawei case

China's foreign ministry said on Friday that Canada is an accomplice to the U.S. government's efforts to bring down Chinese tech giant Huawei and said Canada should immediate release Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou.

Huawei Announces the Next-Gen OceanStor Pacific Series, Setting a New Benchmark for Mass Data Storage

SHENZHEN, China, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Huawei announced the worldwide launch of the next-generation mass storage system -- OceanStor Pacific Series. The series delivers efficient, cost-effective, and reliable services for AI, HPC, videos, and other mass data scenarios by breaking...

Canada's Huawei extradition ruling could unleash more Chinese backlash

A Canadian court ruling that could permit the extradition of a senior Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] executive to the United States leaves Canada vulnerable to further retaliation from Beijing, analysts said.

Huawei Ruling Makes Trudeau’s China Challenge Even More Daunting

China’s relations with Canada took another blow with the decision to continue extradition proceedings against Huawei executive.

Huawei CFO loses major battle in extradition fight as U.S.-China tensions escalate

Huawei, the world's largest telecommunication supplier, has been a flashpoint for the Trump administration's trade battles with China.

Huawei CFO Meng loses key court fight against extradition to United States

Huawei Technologies Co's Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was dealt a setback by a Canadian court on Wednesday as she tries to avoid extradition to the United States to face bank fraud charges, dashing hopes for an end to her 18-month house arrest in Vancouver.
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Huawei Blogs

How AI is Building Intelligent Connectivity

Huawei’s 2018 Global Connectivity Index measures how 79 nations are progressing on the digital transformation journey. AI is an increasingly crucial part of the puzzle, the readiness of which depends on three factors.

Is Education Today Teaching the Skills We Need Tomorrow?

It’s not enough to give students devices and hope for the best. A rethinking of education needs to happen centered on personalization and developing competencies.

Blockchain in Financial Service Scenarios

The Financial Services sector will continue to be the leading adopter of Blockchain, “The Trust Fabric”. Here’s how it works.

3 Tech Trends That Will Change Your Life

Our world is changing in ways never before imagined. Everything is going digital – every person, home and organization, and the momentum toward greater connection and intelligence seems to be…

AI Rhymes with Cloud

Many enterprises claim "We're already doing AI". But, it isn't always that simple. Here's why.

What It Means To “Activate Intelligence”

“Activate Intelligence” is the theme of Huawei Connect 2018. We asked technology students what they think it means. Here's what they said alongside our definition.
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Huawei Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Huawei founded?

    Huawei was founded in 1987.

  • Who are Huawei key executives?

    Huawei's key executives are Ren Zhengfei, Guo Ping and Liang Hua.

  • How many employees does Huawei have?

    Huawei has 194,000 employees.

  • What is Huawei revenue?

    Latest Huawei annual revenue is ¥850 b.

  • What is Huawei revenue per employee?

    Latest Huawei revenue per employee is ¥4.4 m.

  • Who are Huawei competitors?

    Competitors of Huawei include Nokia, Xiaomi and Sony.

  • Where is Huawei headquarters?

    Huawei headquarters is located at Huawei Base, Bantian, Longgang District, Shenzhen.

  • Where are Huawei offices?

    Huawei has offices in Shenzhen, Beijing, Cupertino, Kabol and in 139 other locations.

  • How many offices does Huawei have?

    Huawei has 179 offices.