Ren Zhengfei has been called the “spiritual leader” of Huawei, but he says he only plays a “symbolic role”. Illustration: Perry Tse: SCMPRen Zhengfei has been called the “spiritual leader” of Huawei, but he says he only plays a “symbolic role”. Illustration: Perry Tse: SCMP
Ren Zhengfei has been called the “spiritual leader” of Huawei, but he says he only plays a “symbolic role”. Illustration: Perry Tse: SCMP

‘I’m not Huawei’s spiritual leader. I’m a puppet leader,’ founder Ren Zhengfei says

  • This is the fifth in an eight-part series looking at how Huawei has found itself at the epicentre of the US-China tech war
  • Ren Zhengfei has been described as the ‘spiritual leader’ of Huawei, but he says he would rather be forgotten
Topic |   Huawei
Ren Zhengfei has been called the “spiritual leader” of Huawei, but he says he only plays a “symbolic role”. Illustration: Perry Tse: SCMPRen Zhengfei has been called the “spiritual leader” of Huawei, but he says he only plays a “symbolic role”. Illustration: Perry Tse: SCMP
Ren Zhengfei has been called the “spiritual leader” of Huawei, but he says he only plays a “symbolic role”. Illustration: Perry Tse: SCMP
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