Pony Ma Huateng, chairman and CEO of Tencent,  makes a speech at the opening of the 5th World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province, on November 7, 2018. Photo: SCMP/Simon Song
Pony Ma Huateng, chairman and CEO of Tencent, makes a speech at the opening of the 5th World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province, on November 7, 2018. Photo: SCMP/Simon Song
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Tencent founder Pony Ma warns company is replaceable in leaked speech signalling a low-key future

  • In a speech reported online, the tech giant’s chief executive emphasised Tencent’s role as an ‘assistant and connector’
  • Ma said the operator of China’s largest social media and video gaming businesses should avoid crossing any lines after a year of increasing regulatory pressure

Pony Ma Huateng, chairman and CEO of Tencent,  makes a speech at the opening of the 5th World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province, on November 7, 2018. Photo: SCMP/Simon Song
Pony Ma Huateng, chairman and CEO of Tencent, makes a speech at the opening of the 5th World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province, on November 7, 2018. Photo: SCMP/Simon Song
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