Huawei on war footing as Ren goes over the top
The boss of the Chinese phone giant is ramping up the bombast ahead of a crunch period for the company’s global prospects
We already knew that Ren Zhengfei, the Huawei founder and boss, liked military terminology – but he really ramped things up last week.
In a memo, Ren told staff to form commando squads to explore new projects and told them this was a “live or die” moment. His statement read half like Vin Diesel’s dialogue from the Fast and Furious movies and half like a pep talk by a battlefield general.
“If you cannot do...
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