Huawei Technologies is a telecom solutions company that offers infrastructure application software and devices with wireline, wireless, and IP technologies. It was founded in January 1987 by Ren Zhengfei, a former engineer in the Chinese People's Liberation Army. It is headquartered in Shenzhen, Guangdong. The company’s products and solutions have been deployed in over 100 countries and have served 45 of the world's top 50 telecom operators as well as one third of the world's population. Huawei Technologies has 3 divisions in the United States: enterprise (IP networking and routers, wireless, storage, data center security), carrier, and consumer devices (smartphones and tablets).
Ren Zhengfei (born in 1944 in Zhenning County, Guizhou, China) is a Chinese businessman. He is the founder and president of Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., headquartered in Shenzhen, Guangdong, and an ex-People's Liberation Army officer. As of October 2017, he has a net worth of US$2.8 billion.