Wang Chenglu, Huawei's "Father of Hongmeng" and head of Hongmeng operating system, has resigned. The next stop has been decided, which is Shenzhen Kaihong Digital Industry Development Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as: Shenzhen Kaihong), which is also an enterprise focusing on open source Hongmeng IoT operating system. , Huawei's Shenzhen Hubble Technology Investment Partnership holds 20% of the shares, and other important shareholders include Shenzhen State-owned Assets, Beijing Chinasoft International Information Technology Co., Ltd., etc.

  Huawei's "Father of Hongmeng" resignation concept stocks fell

  On May 24, a reporter from Securities Times e Company recently confirmed from Huawei that Wang Chenglu, the head of Huawei's Hongmeng operating system, has resigned from Huawei. At present, the official certification of Wang Chenglu's Weibo account has been cancelled.

  Regarding his resignation, Wang Chenglu also posted a circle of friends with a photo of his work card and the text "For the memory of forgetting".

  Wang Chenglu graduated from Harbin Institute of Technology with a Ph.D. in engineering. He is a technical veteran of Huawei. He has worked in Huawei for 22 years. He has served as president of the core network product line, president of the Central Software Institute, and president of the Consumer BG Software Department. He led the development of the Hongmeng system. The veritable helm of the Hongmeng system, also known as the "Father of Hongmeng".

  During his work at the Central Software Institute, Wang Chenglu was responsible for the development of Huawei's software infrastructure 1.0, including operating systems, databases, and programming frameworks. At that time, he had the idea to do Hongmeng.

  At the end of 2016, Wang Chenglu shared Hongmeng for the first time at the consumer business retreat. In May 2017, Hongmeng kernel 1.0 completed technical verification.

In March 2018, shortly after Wang Chenglu reported to Ren Zhengfei in Beijing, Hongmeng officially approved the project of Huawei's consumer business.

  In 2021, Wang Chenglu, as the head of Huawei Hongmeng, said in an exclusive interview with the media that Hongmeng is not a replacement for Android or iOS.

Hongmeng is an operating system for the Internet of Everything era.

Wang Chenglu said frankly that in addition to a thorough understanding of all the technologies of the operating system, it is also necessary to attract domestic and foreign industry chain partners to participate in the construction of the ecological chain.

  On April 28 this year, Huawei executive director and terminal business CEO Yu Chengdong introduced that Huawei devices equipped with Huawei HarmonyOS have reached 240 million, the number of global monthly active users of Huawei terminals is 730 million, and the shipment of ecological equipment is 150 million. Ecological partners More than 2000.

  On May 24, the A-share Hongmeng concept stocks collectively turned green, and 26 stocks fell across the board, of which 23 stocks fell by more than 3%.

  The top 5 stocks with the largest decline were ArcherMind Technology reported 42.24 yuan, down 7.1%, Digital Certification reported 22.83 yuan, down 7.04%, Jiulian Technology reported 7.69 yuan, down 7.01%, Beixinyuan reported 4.06 yuan, down 6.88% , Wanxing Technology reported 28.37 yuan, down 6.86%.

  The next stop, Shenzhen Kai Honghua, holds a 20% stake in Hubble Investments

  Regarding the resignation, it is reported that Wang Chenglu did not resign, but chose to retire based on Huawei's 45-year-old retirement policy, and will join Shenzhen Kaihong next.

  Another Huawei insider said that this is a normal adjustment.

  However, Wang Chenglu's departure is not sudden. At the Huawei Developer Conference last year, Wang Chenglu's position has been adjusted to the president of Huawei's AI and Smart Full-Scenario Business Department, and the president of Huawei's Consumer Business Software Department was taken over by Gong Ti.

  According to data released at the developer conference last year, Huawei has invested more than 50 billion yuan in the construction of the Hongmeng ecosystem, with more than 5.1 million developers, and a cumulative global distribution of software applications of more than 300 million, covering more than 170 countries and regions.

  The Qichacha APP shows that Shenzhen Kaihong Digital Industry Development Co., Ltd. is a high-tech company focusing on the Internet of Things operating system jointly established by Shenzhen State-owned Assets Shenzhen Capital Operation Group Co., Ltd. and Beijing Chinasoft International Information Technology Co., Ltd. On August 26, 2021, the registered capital is 500 million yuan, and the registered place is located in Futian District, Shenzhen.

  According to the official website of Shenzhen Kaihong, the company focuses on the intelligent Internet of Things operating system (KaihongOS) based on OpenHarmony (open source Hongmeng), based on the pan-industry and pan-consumer fields, focusing on commercial distribution, industry distribution of intelligent Internet of things operating system and supporting software and hardware Multi-scene intelligent service.

  Penetrating the shareholding structure of Shenzhen Kaihong, Shenzhen Hubble Technology Investment Partnership, a 99%-owned investment fund owned by Huawei, holds 20% of the shares of Shenzhen Kaihong.

  According to the company's investigation, among the ultimate beneficiary shareholders of Shenzhen Kaihong, the trade union committee of Huawei Investment Holdings Co., Ltd. benefited 19.61%, Huawei Technology Investment Co., Ltd. benefited 0.24%, and Ren Zhengfei benefited 0.15%.

  Some industry observers commented on the matter, saying that Huawei has donated the core layer of Hongmeng to the Open Atomic Open Source Foundation, so that other companies can also use the Hongmeng operating system and superimpose interactive capabilities on the Hongmeng operating system. To provide more companies with Hongmeng secondary development capabilities, this work is led by Wang Chenglu, which is technically reassuring, plus he is the leader of the Hongmeng operating system and has appeal.

This is also a good thing for the industry. There are many small and medium-sized enterprises that need such services.

(Yan Cui)

  Source: e company

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