Want China Times
By: Staff Reporter
The heads of three of the world’s most successful tech and electronics giants will be
kicking off this year’s Big Data Expo in southwestern China’s Guizhou province on Tuesday.
Hon Hai chair Terry Gou, Alibaba founder Jack Ma and Tencent boss Ma Huateng will each be speaking at the opening of the Guiyang International Big Data Expo 2015 & Global Big Data Era Guiyang Summit at the Guiyang International Conference and Exhibition Center.
The stated aim of the Big Data Expo is to create an international platform for renowned personages, enterprises and institutions in the big data arena to conduct exchanges. This year’s theme is “Revolution, Opportunity and Challenge in the Big Data Era.”
This year’s expo has been touted as more bigger and more globalized, a reflection of the rise of big data, which refers to the use of predictive analytics or other advanced methods to extract value from a large amount of information.