Huami is a biometric and activity data-driven company with significant expertise in smart wearable technology. Huami shipped 18.1 million units of smart wearable devices in 2017. As of December 31, 2017, Huami has shipped a total of 51.8 million devices since its inception in 2013, quickly establishing its global market leadership and recognition. Huami owns a large biometric and activity database in the global smart wearables industry. Huami’s mobile apps, Mi Fit and Amazfit, work hand in hand with its smart wearable devices and provide users with a comprehensive view and analysis of their biometric and activity data. As of December 31, 2017, Huami mobile apps had 56.1 million registered users, from whom Huami collects multi-dimensioned user data including heart rate, electrocardiograph, weight, body fat compositions, GPS running track, steps, sleeping duration, etc. With a wide range of biometric and activity data from a large number of users, Huami is well-positioned to develop new application scenarios for smart wearable technology and drive innovation. Huami has been the sole partner of Xiaomi, a leading mobile Internet company and global consumer electronics brand, to design and manufacture Xiaomi-branded smart bands, watches*, scales and associated accessories “Xiaomi Wearable Products”, including Mi Band series (*Excluding children watches and quartz watches). The strategic cooperation agreement with Xiaomi grants Huami the most-preferred-partner status globally to develop future Xiaomi Wearable Products and provides Huami with significant demand that drives fast roll-out of new products and ramp-up in business. Meanwhile, Huami’s strong research and development capabilities and innovative products enrich Xiaomi’s suite of offerings and enhance Xiaomi’s user loyalty, leading to a mutually beneficial relationship between Huami and Xiaomi. In addition to Xiaomi Wearable Products, Huami leverages Xiaomi’s established distribution network and global presence to promote smart bands and watches under its own brand, Amazfit.
Mr. Wang Huang is Huami's founder and has served as the chairman of Huami's board of directors and chief executive officer since its inception. Mr. Huang is a serial entrepreneur with significant experience and expertise in the technology and Internet sectors in China. Mr. Huang founded Anhui Huami in December 2013 to develop, manufacture and sell smart wearable devices. Prior to that, Mr. Huang founded Hefei Huaheng Electronic Technology Co., Ltd., a company that developed tablets and tablet-based mobile apps and provided e-magazine network services, and led the team that released China’s first tablet. In 2002, Mr. Huang founded Hefei Huakai Yuanheng Information Technology Co., Ltd., a company that developed embedded Linux software and hardware. Mr. Huang previously was a research and development engineer at Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., a leading global information and communications technology solutions provider, where he played an instrumental role in the development of high-speed switching and routing equipment. Mr. Huang has received many honors in the business world as well. To name a few, he was awarded “Anhui Economic Person of the Year 2015,” “Leading Talents of Strategic Emerging Industry Technology in Anhui” and “Hefei Youth Entrepreneurship.” Mr. Huang received his bachelor’s degree in applied physics from the University of Science and Technology of China in 1997.