NEC To Host NEC Visionary Week 2021
Tokyo, Japan - August 16, 2021 - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced
the Global Program for NEC Visionary Week 2021, an online annual event taking place from September 16 to 17, 2021. During the event, NEC will present a shared vision of the future that
highlights its latest technologies, solutions and customer case studies from various business domains.
Themed "Seize the Future Together," this NEC flagship event will offer exclusive global sessions over a two-day period, envisioning and co-creating a brighter, more sustainable world with
partners and stakeholders. The sessions will focus on how innovative technologies, such as AI and 5G, can contribute to addressing critical challenges for society, such as overcoming COVID-19
and implementing essential digital transformation measures in key industries. Thought leaders from around the world will gather to share their insights on the future of society and business.
These sessions will be available on-demand until October 30.
The opening keynote will be presented by Takayuki Morita, President and CEO of NEC Corporation, on September 16 from 15:00-15:20 (JST).
Distinguished speakers will include Jeffrey Goh, CEO of Star Alliance, Anuradha Gupta, Deputy CEO of Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance, Mihoko Kashiwakura, Head of East Asia Relations at Bill &
Melinda Gates Foundation, Naoki Tani, Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer and Executive General Manager of the R&D Innovation Division of NTT DOCOMO, INC, Kevin Woodward,
Lockheed Martin Space, Senior Manager for AI/Machine Learning, Hans Jayatissa, Chief Technology Officer of KMD, and more.
Makoto Enomoto, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), NEC Corporation, said, "NEC Visionary Week is the most important event of the year for NEC to present a shared vision of the future and showcase
key initiatives that contribute to achieving this goal. Through the NEC Visionary Week, we look forward to meeting and engaging with our global guests, building further trust in our brand,
and exploring how we can co-create a brighter and more sustainable future."
For more details on the NEC Visionary Week 2021, please access https://event.nec.com/nvw2021en
NEC Corporation has established itself as a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies while promoting the brand statement of "Orchestrating a brighter world." NEC enables
businesses and communities to adapt to rapid changes taking place in both society and the market as it provides for the social values of safety, security, fairness and efficiency to promote a
more sustainable world where everyone has the chance to reach their full potential. For more information, visit NEC at http://www.nec.com.
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