Senior Adviser, Huawei Technologies
Tian Tao is a writer and entrepreneur in China. He has published a Chinese bestseller on Huawei titled Will Huawei Be the Next Falling Giant?, which examines Huawei’s management philosophies and organisational evolution. He has also published an English book titled, Huawei: Leadership, Culture, and Connectivity co-authored by Chunbo Wu and David De Cremer, analysing reasons behind Huawei’s rapid growth. This book has been translated into multiple languages and also won the prestigious KPMG Business Book of the Year Award in Russia. As an entrepreneur, Mr. Tian founded Top Capital magazine in 1991 serving as the Editor in Chief since 1996. He has also served as adviser or board director for a number of businesses both in China and abroad. Mr. Tian is also a Co-Director of the Ruihua Innovative Management Research Institute at Zhejiang University, Hangzhou.