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Huawei’s Founder Wants an ‘Invincible Iron Army’ to Fight U.S.

  • Chinese tech giant needs 3-5 years to reorganize, Ren writes
  • Consumer business has sustained deep damage difficult to fix
Ren Zhengfei
Ren ZhengfeiPhotographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

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Huawei Technologies Co.’s billionaire founder intends to kick off a three- to five-year overhaul of the networking giant, creating an “iron army” that can help it survive an American onslaught while protecting its lead in next-generation wireless.