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ZTE MarketLink

January 13, 2014


ZTE Corporation is a globally-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions. With operations in 160 countries, the company is a leader in technology innovation, delivering superior products and business solutions to clients all over the world. Founded in 1985, ZTE is listed in both the Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges and is China’s largest listed telecoms equipment company.Take advantage of this exciting CommNexus MarketLink opportunity to partner with ZTE!

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Areas of Interest (including but not limited to):

ZTE welcome this opportunity to partner with other innovative and cutting edge technology companies. Please note that ZTE is not exclusively interested in technology areas listed below. Our interest in partnership includes other technology areas, exploring new business model innovations and business opportunities around new technologies.

The key word in the evaluation process will be VALUE to ZTE, our customers and/or our global ecosystem in general. For this event we are focusing on three key areas that include Cloud Computing, Enterprise and Mobile Applications. Once again, areas listed below are our main focus but we are open to exploring partnerships in other areas as well.

  • Cloud Computing Technologies:
    – Stream Computing
    – Application / Platform Performance Improvement
    – SDN / Network Virtualization
    – Augmented reality / Real-time detecting, identifying and tracking
    – Hadoop Platform
    – SCADA Real-Time Storage and Application
    – Mobile Cloud Computing
    – IMA/WebRTC interworking gateway
  • Enterprise Applications:
    – Enterprise Data Safety / BYOD – Data Isolation
    – M2M fo Enterprise and Smart Home
    – Big Data Analytics / Data Mining in video application
    – Healthcare Applications
    – Intelligent QAS (Question Answer System)
    – Education / Student Learning Applications
    – Other Innovative Vertical Solutions
  • Mobile Applications:
    – Wearable Devices and Smart Accessories
    – Augmented Reality
    – Wireless Interconnection Technologies
    – Mobile Security
    – Multi-screen Interactive Technologies (Mobile and Digital Home)
    – Image Processing / Content-based Image Recognition
    – Power Management and Cooling Technologies
    – Handset and Antenna Design / New Materials
    – Innovative Mobile Applications and Vertical Solutions


Jinyun Zhu, SVP and GM of Cloud/IT, ZTE Corporation
Mr. Zhu Jinyun has been Senior Vice President of ZTE Corportion since 2009. Mr. Zhu is also general Manager of Cloud Computing and IT Products Operations since the beginning of 2013. He joined ZTE Corporation in 1998 and was engaged in the R&D and Management of CDMA products. From 2000 to 2008, he was Head of the CDMA Hardware Development Department, General Project Manager for various products under the CDMA Division and WCDMA products. From 2009 to 2012, he was General Manager of Sales Division IV (North America and Europe). Mr. Zhu has many years of experience in the telecommunications industry and over 13 years of management experience. Mr. Zhu graduated from Harbin Engineering University in 1998 with a master’s degree in engineering, specializing in communications and electronic systems.

Lixin Cheng, SVP, ZTE Corporation and CEO, ZTE (USA) Inc.
Mr. Cheng Lixin currently serves as Senior Vice President of ZTE Corporation and CEO of ZTE (USA), Inc. He joined ZTE in June 2010 and started as President of North America Region of ZTE Corporation and CEO of ZTE (USA), Inc. Cheng has more than 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry with expertise in the areas of sales, marketing, R&D management, supply chain management, M&A, and executive management in join ventures, start-ups and public companies. He has extensive business experience and a network that spans 57 countries around the world. Before moving to the United States in 2001, Cheng held the position of Vice President of Sales and Supply at Ericsson Panda Ltd. where he increased annual sales tenfold to $1.6 billion and localized the supply chain in China, all within a three year timeframe. From September 2001 to January 2004, Cheng served as Director at Ericsson Wireless Inc. in San Diego, California where he was responsible for developing Ericsson’s CDMA business in various international markets. Cheng then joined Axesstel Inc. as President where he increased the start-up’s sales from $4 million to over $95 million in less than two years, playing a critical role in Axesstel’s successful public listing in 2005 on the American Stock Exchange. Cheng funded ALA Group, Inc. in late 2006, providing consulting services to technology companies wanting to increase their penetration in the U.S., and Asia markets.

Zhengzhi Hou, VP of Handset Division, ZTE Corporation
Mr. Hou Zhengzhi is Vice President of Handset Division, ZTE Corporation. His responsibility is to develop partnerships in the internet industry and to promote the ZTE brand. He is also in charge of several subsidiaries of ZTE Corporation, such as ZTE Mobile Telecom Co. Ltd., ZTE Joygor and ZTE WeLink. Mr. Hou joined ZTE Corporation in 1990s. He has taken various leadership roles in the areas of sales, marketing, product development and managements. In 2002, Mr. Hou cofounded ZTE Mobile Telecom (MT) and served as President. ZTE MT has grown to $600 million in global revenues. Mr. Hou also founded ZTE Joygor and ZTE WeLink, to address the movile internet and M2M markets respectively. Mr. Hou received his Bachelor’s degree from the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications.

Zhenge Sun, VP of Strategy Planning, ZTE Corporation
Mr. Sun Zhenge (George) is Vice President of ZTE Corporation. He is in charge of Strategy Planning for ZTE Corporation, responsible for the company’s strategic planning, technical marketing, strategic cooperation in developed markets, standardization activities, and basic research on internet and platform. Prior to that he was the CEO of ZTE (USA), Inc. Sun received his master’s and doctoral degrees from North Polytechnics University, Xi’an, China. He then continued as a postdoctoral researcher at the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Ming Xu, VP of Enterprise Solutions, ZTE Corporation
Mr. Xu Ming is Vice President of Enterprise/Government Solutions since 2012. He is responsible for solutions marketing of government and enterprise solutions business. Prior to this role, Mr. Xu was CTO of the region of MEA and India. He was responsible for technical sales and marketing, business analysis and negotiations. During his two-year term, he positioned the MEA and India regions as the fastest growing overseas business unit of ZTE in terms of income growth. In 2007, Xu was Vice President of overseas marketing for ZTE wireless products and solutions. Xu joined ZTE Corporation in 1999 with a focus on R&D of CDMA system. He has acquired multiple patents and led the overseas marketing of CDMA products.

Ping Lu, Dean of Cloud/IT R&R Institute, ZTE Corporation
Mr. Lu Ping is the Dean of the Cloud/IT R&D Institute, ZTE Corporation, since 2008. He is in charge of product development and new technology research in cloud computing, service/application software, multimedia devices, M2M gateway and additional products related to cloud computing and information technology prodcuts at ZTE. He joined ZTE in 1996 and served as the General Manager of T10 and WDSS products, Technical leader for GoTa PTT system, SMS, MMS, WAP gateway, LBS products and solutions. Lu received his Masters Degree in Automatic Control and Application from Southeast University, China, in 1995.

Zhenjiang Dong, Deputy Dean R&D Institute, ZTE Corporation
Mr. Dong Zhenjiang is the Deputy Dean of Cloud/IT R&D Institute, ZTE Corporation. He is in charge of product planning and architecture design of cloud computing and new technology reasearch in areas such as cloud computing, multimedia, Mobile Internet and M2M gateway. He is also responsible for promoting EPR application and Technical Standards, and advocating cooperation with research institutes such as universities and colleges. He joined ZTE in 1996 and served in a variety of roles. He led R&D efforts in areas such as digital voice switch, IN network, call center, SMS/MMS, WAP gateway, LBS, SDP and IPTV. His current focus is on cloud computing. Since 2006, he has been team leader of service/application group. Dong received his master’s degree from Harbin Institute of Technology and majored in electromagnetic and microwave.

About ZTE

ZTE Corporation is a globally-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions. With operations in 160 countries, the company is a leader in technology innovation, delivering superior products and business solutions to clients all over the world. Founded in 1985, ZTE is listed on both the Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges and is China’s largest listed telecoms equipment company.

Offering the industry’s most comprehensive product range and end-to-end solutions, ZTE delivers cutting-edge technology to telecommunications clients in wireless, access & bearer, value-added services, terminals, managed network services, and ICT solutions for enterprises and government agencies The company’s expertise and flexibility in these areas enables telecommunications operators and enterprises globally to achieve business objectives and attain increased competiveness. ZTE’s technology is deployed by leading international operators and Fortune-500 enterprises globally. The company is the world’s fourth-largest handset maker, offering stylish and intelligent devices for consumers around the world.

ZTE believes in technology innovation as a core value of the company, investing more than 10% of annual revenue in R&D. The company has established 18 state-of-the-art R&D centers in the China, France, India and employs over 30,000 research professionals. With 107 subsidiaries devoted to innovation globally, ZTE was the world’s biggest originator of technology patents in each of the past two years, according to data from the World Intellectual Property Organization.

About MarketLink

MarketLink is a unique and powerful program that provides the opportunity for companies to initiate and develop strategic relationships with leading multi-national corporations. Through a series of business and social meetings, selected companies are introduced to top level executives from multi-national corporations focusing on new products and technologies, all at NO COST to the applicant. MarketLink is able to attract the highest caliber multi-national partners thanks to the dedicated efforts and the extensive network of an influential committee of current and former telecom and high tech executives. For our multi-national partners, MarketLink is a highly efficient and effective vehicle to connect to quality companies developing the latest technology and products. Register and apply now for our upcoming events to capitalize on these extraordinary opportunities. more>>


November 6-7, 2013


Duane Morris
750 B St #2900
San Diego, CA 92101



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January 13, 2014
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