This morning, in the Microsoft Asian Institute (including its predecessor, Microsoft China Research Institute) was founded 18 anniversary, Microsoft Asian Institute of Asian Research Institute of the official was established, the establishment of a ceremony held in Zhongguancun Microsoft building.
Li Kaifu et al.
Microsoft (Asia Chinese) served as president of the Institute have attended the ceremony; including the Microsoft Corp has left the first president Li Kaifu and the second President Zhang Yaqin, who is currently serving as the two president of the Baidu Inc and CEO innovation works.
Currently served as president of Microsoft Asia Research Institute Hong Xiaowen, is the fourth president, he is also a senior vice president of Microsoft Corp.
In addition to these veterans, the ceremony also brings together once learning, in the Microsoft Asia Research Institute worked more than 200 enterprises from home and abroad in academia and Research Institute on behalf of friends.
Li Kaifu in speech
Microsoft Asia Research Institute was established in November 1998 by Microsoft China Research Institute, Li Kaifu is responsible for setting up, second basic research institutions in overseas Microsoft Corp opened, only the basic research institutions in asia.
In November 2001, due to technical research contributions and achievements, Microsoft Research Institute China upgrade for Microsoft Asia Research Institute; ten years in the development process, it is also for the development of the Internet China train a large number of leaders in technology, so it is called the Chinese IT sectorWhampoa Military Academy.