“My mind went blank”: Huawei founder recalled the moment sanctions began

“My mind went blank”: Huawei founder recalled the moment sanctions began

The technology war that United States waged against China had a Huawei as one of its first victims.

Since 2019, the Chinese telecommunications giant has faced sanctions that have succeeded in cutting its access to U.S. products and even technologies developed by U.S. companies.

Ren Zhengfei, founder of Huaweitold how the company dealt with the harsh sanctions.

Huawei and its struggle to remain at the forefront.

Zhengfei claims he was always a fan of “Western technology,” which he admired even after founding Huawei.

“But all of a sudden, we were sanctioned, and they couldn’t provide us with components or tools, my mind went blank,” he claimed in a speech during a seminar on Feb. 24, which was published by the South China Morning Post.

The 78-year-old man indicated that. Huawei has succeeded in “stabilizing” circuit board production with domestically sourced components.

Huawei replaced more than 13,000 components with local substitutes and has redesigned 4,000 circuit boards over the past three years, he detailed.

Will Huawei make its own ChatGPT?

About the popular ChatGPT, Zhengfei believes that OpenAI won’t be the only big player in artificial intelligence.

“It’s not something we’re going to work on,” the speech transcript indicates. For the founder of HuaweiThe need for more computational power that artificial intelligence will generate will serve to make the products of Huawei are in greater demand.


Daniel Chapman