Mr. Nick Guang Lu
Mr. Nick Guang Lu has over 20 years experience in ICT area. He has massive experience on various enterprise vertical sectors, such as Government and Public Safety, Financial Services Sector, Education, Transportation, Media & Entertainment, Manufacturing; along with broad technology background on networking, information security and platforms(server, storage), Unified Communication & Collaboration and IoT/M2M.
Nick joined Huawei on June 2011 as a Business Development Director in Enterprise Business Group Global Sales Department. He worked nearly three years in Huawei US and one year in Middle East. He helped setup the regional vertical sales and solution Go-To-Market strategies and assisted local team to explore the regional vertical markets. He also acted as Vice President of Financial Services Industry from Huawei Enterprise Business Group headquarter in 2014 to mainly look after the Chinese big banks’ oversea business development. Nick has good command over the value chain, from IT engineering, customer satisfaction, to the marketing (MTL) and business development. Now he serves as one of CTOs from Marketing and Industrial Solution Department of Huawei Enterprise Business Group to help build up Huawei Smart City initiatives at global basis. Prior to Huawei, Nick worked for various global IT companies in China and Canada since 1995 for IT management and technical positions.
Nick holds Master of Engineering degree specialized in Information Systems Security from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada, and Bachelor of Engineering degree from Wuhan University in China.
Leading new city: Making city smarter
Nowadays, when the earth is facing rapid growth in population, urbanization becomes the new trends of influencing the global GPD and therefore brings more city demands. However, increased urbanization has led to massive issues to impact city growth, such as public safety risks, energy and water scarcity, traffic congestion, problems with waste disposal and so on. Smart City development is of significant importance to the government policy makers as a means of addressing some of the issues resulting from the global urbanization. The adoption of Smart City concept and strategy, which integrates the whole range of services by using the comprehensive ICT solution can make cities more efficient, ensure more sustainable and enhance quality of life.
The objective of the presentation is to share the audience the Smart City from concept to reality. During the presentation, the speaker will start by analyzing the Smart City global trends, the issues governments facing to build Smart City, and Huawei strategy and smart city infrastructure, then share some typical smart city application scenarios, such as public safety, e-Government, lighting and metering as examples to elaborate how Huawei helps governments to solve those challenges and improve efficiency of city level. At the end, the speaker will share a few comprehensive smart city projects that have been accomplished successfully by Huawei to showcase Huawei capabilities on building smart city.