Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Low Memorial Library, The Faculty Room, 207
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Introduction: Steve Cohen, Executive Director, The Earth Institute; Professor of Practice, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Featuring: Charles Chen, Core Founder of Tencent, Sponsor of Tencent Charity Fund, Founder of Wuhan College
The Earth Institute is pleased to present Charles Chen, a co-founder of Tencent, Chinas largest and most widely used internet service portal. In its ten-year history, Tencent has been able to maintain steady and fast-paced growth by consistently putting its users first, guided by its mission to enhance quality of life through internet services.
In this talk, Chen will discuss the development of the Internet in China and the nations Internet Plus strategy, which seeks to drive economic growth by integrating internet technologies with manufacturing and business. Chen details his experience at Tencent and highlights the companys role in connecting and energizing organizations and individuals in China and globally. He will also discuss the philanthropic role of Tencent and its growing role in the education sector. Chen will conclude by describing his vision on education development and the role of sustainability in that vision.
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