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For Huawei, it’s a matter of ‘survival’

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei prepares his employees for upcoming hard times.

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei is a man who has spent his life in an existential struggle with the outside world. Raised in abject poverty as the eldest of seven children, he founded his telecommunications company in a garage in southern China with less than $5,000 in start-up capital. And even as the world’s leading network equipment supplier, the 77-year-old refers to his employees as “officers” and the sales team as “front-line soldiers”.

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