On the afternoon of April 7 2011 a delegation headed by Wu Jichuan China Institute of Electronics (CIE) Director General and former Information Industry Minister inspected Tencent. Liu Rulin CIE Deputy Director General & Secretary General and Guo Guangchan academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences accompanied the inspection. Tony Zhang Tencent Co-Founder and CTO Lu Shan Senior Vice-President for Operating Platform Systems and Hong Tao General Manager for Network Platform business received the delegation.
In the Tencent Exhibition HallTony Zhang introduced Tencent’s conditions over the past 12 years to the Wu Jichuan delegation such as development history business models R&D innovations market position and social responsibility and charity fund. At Tencent’s Emergency Coordination and Command Center he also explained to the visiting guests how Tencent copes with all kinds of emergency events and ensures providing massive users with stable and secure data and information services.
In the subsequent information discussion meeting Lu Shan Senior Vice-President for Operating Platform Systems reported to the Wu Jichuan delegation Tencent’s explorations and overall arrangement in the Cloud Computing while holding in-depth discussions with the delegation about some problems caused in the industry development.
Former Minister Wu Jichuan fully recognized Tencent’s achievements in the Internet field and identified with Tencent’s thoughts and overall arrangements in the Cloud Computing field. He said that the Internet is a major innovation to traditional telecom businesses and the development of next-generation Internet will bring us more profound and wide-ranging challenges. Cloud Computing is a development trend. The former minister hoped that the Tencent people continue to adopt a down-to-earth approach and constantly stand at the forefront of Internet development to provide “Cloud” services. Former Minister Wu Jichuan finally wished that Tencent could go further and develop more and better products.
After the meeting CTO Tony Zhang presented a crystal QQ to former Minister Wu Jichuan on behalf of Tencent and took a group photo.
Wu Jichuan (first from right) CIE Director General and former Information Industry Minister friendly chatted with Tony Zhang (second from left) Tencent Co-Founder and CTO and Lu Shan (frist from left) Senior Vice-President for Operating Platform Systems in Tencent Exhibition Hall
Tony Zhang (left) Tencent Co-Founder and CTO presented a QQ gift to Wu Jichuan (right) CIE Director General and former Information Industry Minister