Deputy & Rotating Chairman
Mr. Ken (Houkun) Hu is the Deputy and Rotating Chairman of Huawei’s Board of Directors, and member of the Executive Management Team. Ken chairs Huawei’s Human Resources Committee, and he is also head of the Global Cyber Security and User Privacy Protection Committee, where he guides company strategy and oversees cyber security assurance systems.
With nearly 30 years of telecoms experience, Ken helps set the strategic direction of the company and is instrumental to Huawei’s growth in global markets. From October 2011 to March 2018, Ken served as Rotating CEO at Huawei. In this role, he was responsible for companywide business development and management optimization.
Ken Hu joined Huawei in 1990. Since then, he has served in a number of leadership positions, including President of Huawei’s China market, Regional President of Huawei Latin America, President of Global Sales, Chief Sales and Service Officer, and Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer. In these roles, he has helped build out Huawei’s global sales and service network, and continues to play an integral role in Huawei’s management transformation initiatives.
Ken is passionate about connectivity, inclusive growth, and driving social progress through technological innovation. He is a member of the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Digital Communications Industry Steering Committee and a member of the Technology Pioneers Selection Committee.
Ken holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China.