(2019.02) Beyondsoft Meets with Microsoft to Expedite AI-Fuelled Digital Transformation
On February 28, 2019, as Microsoft’s key AI partner, Beyondsoft met with Jean-Philippe Courtois, Executive Vice President and Global Sales, Marketing & Business Operation President of Microsoft, in Shanghai to discuss the innovation ecosystem of AI+ Industry.
Ma Qiang, Beyondsoft’s co-founder, president, and COO, briefed Courtois on the deep cooperation between Beyondsoft and Microsoft in the field of artificial intelligence, and the close cooperation between Beyondsoft and the Chinese team of Decathlon, the world-famous sports product maker and retailer. The two sides discussed the feasibility of Beyondsoft and Decathlon teaming up
to develop smart treadmills based on a Microsoft smart cloud platform. It is an important effort to digitize Decathlon’s business in China.
Ma Qiang, Co-Founder, President, and COO of Beyondsoft, talks to Jean-Philippe Courtois, Executive Vice President and Global Sales, Marketing & Business Operation President of Microsoft, and Kong Liang, Brand Director of Decathlon China.
As a provider of IT consulting, products, solutions and services, Beyondsoft has built solid innovation advantages and a professional technical team in the field of AI. Now, it has mapped out horizontal-vertical strategic planning in this area. The planning is largely
bolstered by a professional AI team and solid AI, machine learning and knowledge atlas skills. Horizontally, it provides AI consulting, tool development and solutions. The Beyondsoft Smart Dialog Platform is applied in business scenarios at a number of homegrown and overseas well-known firms. With natural language processing and knowledge atlas, Beyondsoft helps enterprises improve operating efficiency and enhance customer experiences. Vertically, the company designs and creates enterprise-class AI solutions for customers in the fields of education and health.
Over the 24 years of strategic cooperation with Microsoft, Beyondsoft has garnered abundant technical resources and built powerful delivery capabilities. In seven countries around the world, more than 30 delivery centers have been set up, including Seattle of the U.S., Beijing, Shanghai, Suzhou, and Xi’an of China, etc., to provide services for 15 vertical industries. Moreover, Beyondsoft enjoys partnerships with many of Fortune 500 companies. It has gradually turned from a traditional partner of product R&D and software engineering to a partner of products, services, and solution consulting.