Kong Lingshu, Las Vegas, January 4th
Lenovo Group Chairman and CEO Yang Yuanqing today in the United States on the CES accepted an interview with Tencent technology and other media.
Yang Yuanqing said that Lenovo is currently focused on three businesses, namely, PC, smart phones and data centers and the future of intelligent era.
Among them, the overseas market trend of smart phone business is very good, after the acquisition of Motorola's mobile phone business in Europe and the United States is very competitive.
Lenovo mobile phone is still very confident
In the face of the new smart phone market in 2016, the competitive landscape, Yang Yuanqing said that the mobile phone business is not all Lenovo, China's mobile phone business is not all lenovo. Mobile phone business accounted for 20% of Lenovo's business, while China's mobile phone business accounted for only Lenovo's $10%.
The first PC business, is now the first.
Second smart phones and data center business, which is also a new growth engine.
2017, lenovo mobile phone business will be profitable and profitable growth. Currently, the smart phone business has seen a good trend, especially in overseas markets, share and earnings are growing.
Competition in the domestic market environment is more intense than overseas, and the reconstruction process takes some time, so lenovo mobile phone will be the first overseas recovery. Moreover, there is a big difference between mature and emerging markets, Lenovo will focus on brand, high-end and innovation in the mature market, but the emerging market is the scale and efficiency of the game.
The third is the future of intelligent times. In the future there will be more and more intelligent terminals, each smart devices will follow the cloud services, Lenovo smart home and smart office launched a series of products.
The future of artificial intelligence have a brilliant future
This stage has two features. The first feature is the artificial dividend gradually disappear, transfer of technology competition for users from the incremental population to the stock population, the competition fiercer than ever; the second feature is the progress of technology and equipment across the ceiling, intelligent mobile phone is very difficult to have a disruptive innovation, but the level of intelligent equipment a new generation has yet to appear, so in the technical aspects of the exploration and competition is more intense. Including Microsoft, Google and other international giants, including domestic BAT and other Internet Co, are very important to emphasize the importance of technology, artificial intelligence and other cutting-edge technology investment is very large.
Yang Yuanqing said that the next Lenovo will focus on force in three places: the first AR is a strategic platform, computer vision platform; the second is a dialogue based human-computer interaction; the third is the background device.
Yang Yuanqing believes that the era of interconnection of all things, according to the different cloud, content and services to develop terminal equipment, and by way of artificial intelligence. Lenovo's future and cloud services companies and content companies to strengthen the connection. In the future, a wide range of intelligent terminals will appear, a specific cloud, multi-function terminal will continue to appear. PC, or smart phones, but also more and more intelligent. Human-computer interaction will be more intelligent and more diverse.
Lenovo has also carried out a lot of internal adjustments during the transition, Yang Yuanqing said that the adjustment is mainly around the organization, processes, people, objectives, assessment, incentives and other six elements, but the search is still essential. Lenovo channel, brand is the advantage, but the new business which is the need to borrow the original, the design of new business leaders need to take the lead, the right person in charge.
Not afraid of criticism and trough
According to Lenovo in 2016 suffered criticism, Yang Yuanqing said that this year Lenovo belongs to the practicing period. Because any enterprise is a spiral up the development process. In the development of new strategies and the development of new business process, there will always be a spiral process to gain the momentum behind the growth.
Lenovo has thirty years of development, from the agent has accumulated sales, market and financial capacity, in 90s became China PC first, but also appeared in about 2000 strategic adjustment, finally decided to focus on PC business, to the global development, not experience trough.
Over the past few years in the process of making lenovo mobile business, to achieve a number of mergers and acquisitions, enter the new consolidation and digestion period, once after this stage. From a single business to become a platform for multi business, Lenovo is to replace the operating system, previously a single task operating system, the future is a multi tasking operating system.