The China Post
Date: June 17, 2017
By: The China Post
TAIPEI, Taiwan — Tech giant Quanta Computer’s founder and chairman Barry Lam (林百里) has
expressed anxiety about Taiwan falling behind other countries in the development artificial intelligence and 5G technology.
A couple days after tech tycoon Terry Gou (郭台銘) stated his reluctance to invest in Taiwan, Lam expressed his own sentiments regarding investing in the country.
“I am optimistic about the country’s capability for research and development, so Quanta will continue to invest in Taiwan in the long run,” he said after a shareholder meeting on Friday.
In particular, the chairman said he was interested in the coming together of medicine and cloud technology, which has been evident in recent a collaboration of Quanta Computer and Taipei Medical University in developing a medical-specific cloud database. [FULL STORY]