NetQin’s CEO Addresses Mobile Internet Issues at World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2011
DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — NetQin Mobile Inc., a global leader in mobile security services, today announced that the Company’s CEO & Founder, Dr. Lin Yu, participated in an interactive discussion of “What does the world really need to know about modern China?” at World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2011 in Davos, Switzerland from January 26 to 30, 2011. As a pioneer in mobile security, Dr. Lin was the only Chinese entrepreneur on the panel of distinguished officials and academic leaders from China.
As early as September 2010, NetQin was selected by the World Economic Forum as a Technology Pioneer 2011, making NetQin China’s first company so honored for its innovation, transformational technology, leadership and substantial long-term impact on businesses and society.
Dr. Lin stated, “On behalf of NetQin, I am proud to have been able to participate in this important discussion and help foster greater understanding of the unique and exciting business environment in China. The growth of the mobile communications market in China in particular requires that the entire world think in new ways about the needs of mobile users for security and privacy. NetQin has always aimed to deliver innovative solutions, and intends to remain a pioneer in this space.”
During the discussion, Dr. Lin provided his perspective on Internet business opportunities and challenges. “In China, the Internet has completely changed people’s lives. Today there are more than 300 million internet users in China. This large population of Internet users has helped to fuel many of today’s successful Internet companies. Secondly, we believe the mobile Internet will bring to China even more business opportunities as we are seeing the rapid expansion of various devices being connected to the mobile Internet, including not only smart phones, but also tablets, mobile Internet television and home appliances, and mobile healthcare sensors.”
Dr. Lin also shared his insights on mobile technology and investment opportunities, “More and more innovations are being made in China in the field of mobile Internet. There are four key factors for innovation, including new industry requirements, talented scientists and engineers, available venture capital, and an overall spirit of entrepreneurship. These four factors have helped to make Silicon Valley a center for global technology innovation. Today, we see these same factors within China and as China is the largest mobile phone market in the world, we have the capability to become the leader in mobile innovation.”
The Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum provides a rethinking of our systems, and exploration of strategies and solutions. For more than four decades, the Annual Meeting has provided leaders from industry, government, academia, civil society and the media with an unrivalled platform to shape the global agenda and catalyze solutions at the start of each year. Participants at this invitation-only event have the chance to connect with people they don’t know, who challenge the way they think and act.
Founded in 2005, backed by GSR, Sequoia, Fidelity, Ceyuan, HTC, Qualcomm and Mediatek, NetQin Mobile Inc. (“NetQin”) is a global leader in mobile security and productivity, delivers proven mobile security solutions based on a cloud-computing model, including anti-virus, anti-malware, anti-spam, privacy protection, data backup and recovery, as well as data management – to more than 60 million users in more than 200 countries and regions worldwide – to protect them against mobile security threats. As the market leader in mobile security, NetQin holds a 64.8% market share of China’s mobile security market (2010 H1 Whitepaper on China Mobile Security Market by Frost & Sullivan, August 2010), and has received multiple industry awards and honors, including Technology Pioneer 2011 by the World Economic Forum, and the 2009 China Frost & Sullivan Award for Mobile Security Market Leadership.
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