Lyceum collaborates with Huawei: Dawn of a New Partnership

Monday, 23rd of October 2023

Lyceum Global Holdings along with their technology service partner Zuse Technologies has announced that it is proactive in laying the groundwork for a strong and mutually beneficial partnership with Huawei Sri Lanka. This strategic collaboration aims to bring forth innovative solutions, including the deployment of Smart Classrooms, Digital Power Products, Cloud Services, and the use of Huawei's Enterprise Product Portfolio in Lyceum’s Education and Management sectors. This new collaboration is expected to bring Digital Transformation to Lyceum Global Holdings and strengthen its position as a reputable entity across its specialised sectors.

On September 20, 2023, Huawei Connect 2023 kicked off in Shanghai, bringing together business leaders, technology experts, partners, developers, and industry stakeholders from around the world to explore new opportunities for an intelligent future. The Group’s Chairman and CEO, Mr Nikitha Grero along with the CTO (Chief Technology Officer) Mr Kushan Gunasekara, the Director of Finance Saliya  Kulasekara and the President of Huawei South Asia Representative Office Pan Junfeng (Peter) along with the other representatives attended the event. During the visit, the Management team of Lyceum Global Holdings and Huawei engaged in a dynamic discussion about their plans for Digital Transformation with Huawei, as well as how Smart Teaching and Learning can be facilitated at Lyceum International School along with the implementation of Digital Power products in its branches island-wide.

This invitation extended by Huawei strengthened Huawei's relationship with Lyceum Global Holdings. Following his participation in the event, Mr Nikitha Grero stated, "This is a revolutionary step for Lyceum Global Holdings as a whole and especially to ensure a secure digital future for our young scholars at Lyceum International School," while hoping for a better future for Sri Lankan schools by implementing Education 4.0 methods. He also said that using Smart Technology and Digital Power Solutions, as well as the other invaluable services provided by Huawei, will not only improve the infrastructure of their Management sector but will also improve the Lyceum International School students' tech literacy, ensuring their place in the professional world.

Speaking about the collaboration, Mr Kushan Gunasekara said the Huawei Connect Conference was an excellent opportunity to see firsthand what Huawei has in store for AI, Cloud Services, and Smart Education. “We are thrilled to be working with Huawei for the betterment of Lyceum Global Holdings, and look forward to our future endeavours in this regard”, he added.

During the meeting held between the Lyceum Global Holdings top Management and the Huawei South Asia Region top officials, Huawei South Asia Region President Peter Pan Junfeng stated that "Huawei as a trusted partner will continue to support Lyceum group in its Digital Transformation journey. This is by introducing innovative technologies and leveraging the best-in-class products and solutions to achieve success in industry digitalisation in the multiple sets of industries Lyceum Group currently operates in, mainly focusing on smart solutions for the Education, Transport and Construction industries”.  Huawei’s vision and mission is to bring digital to every person, home and organisation for a fully connected, intelligent world.

This collaboration will open doors for more opportunities to apply smart tech at Lyceum International School and other Lyceum Global Holdings sectors. As Lyceum enters its era of digital transformation, the Group hopes to continue its journey in innovative education with its new collaborator Huawei. Despite humble beginnings 3 decades ago Lyceum Global Holdings (Pvt) Ltd is a leading service provider covering multiple sectors. Since its inception in 1993 with the first venture as Lyceum International School, Lyceum has nurtured thousands of young leaders by offering high-quality standardised International and later National education.

Under the guidance of the Chairman and CEO, Mr Nikitha Grero, the Group has taken a more innovative approach and plans to become a respected entity in Sri Lanka by 2030 by creating life solutions for both local and global communities. With their plans to fully integrate Industry 4.0 techniques into their sectors with the help of Zuse Technologies through the partnership with Huawei. This will be crucial in Lyceum Global Holdings taking that first step into Digital Transformation.

Founded in 1987, Huawei is a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. In the recent past, Huawei has been continuously innovating in the fields of communications networks, IT, smart devices, cloud services, intelligent automotive solutions, and digital power. Huawei provides customers with competitive, secure, and reliable products, solutions, and services. Through open collaboration with ecosystem partners, Huawei creates lasting value for its customers, working to empower people, enrich home life, and inspire innovation in organisations of all shapes and sizes.

Pictured above from left to right the Huawei Sri Lanka Enterprise Business Group Vice President Ni Xiaopeng (Liam), Huawei’s Sri Lanka CEO Tao Guangyao, the Lyceum Global Holdings Chairman and CEO Nikitha Grero, Huawei’s South Asia Region President Peter Pan Junfeng (Peter), Lyceum Global Holdings’ CTO Kushan Gunasekara, Lyceum Global Holdings’ Director of Finance Saliya  Kulasekara and, Huawei’s Sri Lanka Enterprise Business Group Director Isuru Jayasekara.