Huawei Malaysia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Jenexus Holding Sdn Bhd and Chong Hwa Independent High School, the first independent high school in Malaysia to be part of the Huawei Atlas AI Talent Development ecosystem programme.
The partnership sets a milestone in Malaysian education landscape into further nurturing a pool of savvy young talents that are proficient in developing AI technologies.
Together with the tools and case studies available in the Huawei Ascend Developer ecosystem, the programme aims to bring immersive Artificial Intelligence (AI) experience and knowledge to all its users.
Lim Chee Siong, Vice President of Huawei Malaysia Cloud and AI said, “Huawei is committed to nurturing young digital talents to equip them with skill sets that are highly sought after, as they forge the future of Malaysia’s Industrial Revolution 4.0. As a leader in ICT solutions, Huawei continues to be committed in developing creative solutions to fulfil the technology gaps in the country and be a catalyst for Malaysia’s economic growth.”
With the emphasis on developing the quality of AI talents, Huawei and Jenexus will be providing their expertise, resources, and technical support to the coursework deliverables to ensure that it is on par with global standards.
“As a leading company in providing Business Network Services, Business IT Development, Business Cloud, as well as Business Software Development and Business Digital Segment, we are thrilled to be Huawei chosen partner for the Atlas AI Talent Development programme which will benefit students and lecturers alike” said Desmond Hoo, Managing Director, Jenexus Holding Sdn Bhd.
Cheong Moey Lian, Principal of Chong Hwa Independent High School added, “We are proud to be the first independent high school in the country chosen for this program. As technology becomes a necessity in our daily lives today, it provides vast possibilities for those who are proficient in it.
“We are excited to experience how this series of coursework with Atlas 200 Developer kit and Huawei Cloud AI ModelArts can empower our students to be expert AI developers.”
Leveraging on cloud expertise from Huawei’s collaborative partner, Jenexus will assist Huawei to provide cutting edge AI technology training to Chong Hwa’s lecturers and teaching assistants. This includes providing and updating of teaching aids and courseware support, such as Huawei Atlas-related literature, AI basic theories, Atlas-series product innovation, hands-on experiments, and relevant industry case studies.
The rise of AI industry is expected to grow rapidly in the coming years and demand for AI specialists has never been greater. Globally, Huawei has been playing an important role in nurturing AI talents and committed to grow these talents in the market where it has a presence. Huawei Malaysia is harnessing its expertise to grow AI related roles as a catalyst to spur economic growth in the country. Collaborative engagement with partners and learning institutions is a vital component to grow the AI industry in Malaysia.