Home UAE Dubai Huawei appoints new Middle East head for cloud and AI business Li Shi will oversee the expansion of the group’s regional product and solution portfolio by David Ndichu September 22, 2020 Huawei has appointed Li Shi as its new regional president for the Cloud and AI Business Group, to be based in Dubai. Shi will oversee the expansion of the group’s regional product and solution portfolio along with partner ecosystems, the company said. Shi has nearly 15 years of international experience with Huawei. He was most recently the CEO of Huawei UAE and had also previously held executive positions for Huawei in other Gulf and Levant countries. “Nearly every industry in the region has been re-booting for the digital age. Cloud and AI technologies will accelerate this transformation over the next decade,” said Li Shi, president Cloud and AI Business Group in the Middle East. “By offering new cloud services with our partners, enabling deeper AI research and development, and introducing new supercomputing capabilities to the region, our team will reinforce Huawei’s unrivalled end-to-end capabilities in the ICT domain while inspiring innovation in organizations of all shapes and sizes.” Established earlier this year, Huawei’s Cloud and AI Business Group in the Middle East is an evolution of the company’s Cloud Business Department. Under the slogan “Cloud Everywhere”, the restructuring enables a more focused approach to developing and deploying these solutions that will form the bedrock of the digital world. Read: Dubai’s DEWA picks Huawei to build NOC for InfraX subsidiary Tags executive appointments huawei 0 Comments Share Tweet Share Share You might also like Huawei to invest $15m in Middle East cloud programme Game-changers: Top 10 tech executives across MENA Charging the future How can ICT solution providers help organisations successfully realise digital transformation?