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FPT Group

TypeCorporation
Traded asHOSE :FPT
IndustryInformation technology , communications
FoundedSeptember 13, 1988
HeadquartersFPT Building, No 17 Duy Tan, Cau Giay, Hanoi, Vietnam
Key peopleTruong Gia Binh (Chairman) Nguyen Van Khoa (CEO)
ProductsTechnology (IT solutions and services); Telecommunications (telecommunications services, FPT TV and digital content services); Training (from primary to post graduate)
Revenue27,717 billion VND (2019)
Number of employees28,781 people (2019)
Websitefpt .com .vn /en /
FacebookFsoftGlobal

HANOI, Vietnam-FPT, Vietnams largest IT service provider, has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Quebec-base research centre Mila in an attempt to enhance Artificial Intelligence expertise and capabilities. Locate in the heart of Quebec's Artificial Intelligence ecosystem, Mila is the world's largest academic lab specialise in deep learning with a community of 450 researchers dedicated to Scientific excellence and innovation. FPT is the first company in Southeast Asia to enter the Mila partner network, joining industry giants such as Google, Microsoft, and Facebook, etc. The three-year agreement, which was signed virtually, will see the two sides collaborate on a number of areas, including strengthening FPTs ' AI expertise and capabilities, strategic consulting to help FPT develop its AI center in central Vietnam, training and exchange of AI talents, etc. The partnership with Mila is expected to help FPT deliver many more real-world AI Applications such as those in Natural Language Processing, Smart factory, healthcare, agriculture, and so on. IT will also help realise FPTs aspiration to build world-class AI centers and open up opportunities for companies to enhance AI capabilities and talents. Mr. Stephane Letourneau, Vice-President in charge of Partnerships and Corporate Affairs at Mila highly appreciates the fact that FPT was able to meet Milas stringent criteria such as AI proficiency and potential Applications as well as ability to contribute to Mila's ecosystem. Why is this relationship between Mila and FPT value-added proposition for Mila? I can think of several reasons, he say. The first one is FPTs focus on AI research. With a dedicated AI research group, FPT is poised to be a great partner for collaborative research projects. Number two is FPTs focus on education. FPT University deeply cares about talents. Fostering talents, FPT and the government desire to develop an AI center in Vietnam. According to FPT Chairman Truong Gia Binh, partnership align with FPTs strategic goal of becoming the world's leading Digital transformation Services provider. With Milas extensive experience and our determination, we are positive that our AI solutions will be upgraded constantly to help businesses enhance operations, transform themselves, and leap forward into a new normal, he say. This agreement also helps fulfill our aspiration for universal access to technologies, particularly AI core technologies. Not only tech enthusiasts in developed countries but also young, talented Vietnamese have opportunity to exchange knowledge and research about AI, Binh note. Milas Scientific Director Yoshua Bengio, who was Award prestigious AM Turing Award-Nobel of Computing in 2019, shares the same view. We want AI to be used for improving the world. Weve been working with students coming from developing countries to study at Mila, go back to their countries and bring back some of the knowledge that is developed here, he say. As the regions leading ICT Corporation, FPT has been active in research and development of core advanced technologies such as AI, Big Data, Cloud Computing, and Robot Processing Automation.

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Achievements

FPTs Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Nguyen Van Khoa, Executive Vice President of FPT Corporation and CEO of FPT Information System, as the new CEO of FPT Corporation, succeeding Mr. Bui Quang Ngoc after his term ends on March 29. During the last two CEO terms, Mr. Ngoc maintained double-digit growth at the corporation. Technological innovation was also pushed forward, critical infrastructure was invested in throughout Vietnam, and talent was developed and mentor in various ways. He also spent a lot of time developing a network of young leaders to enhance management capabilities through experience in various industries and departments. He will continue in the role of Vice Chairman of FPTs Board of Directors, working on corporations ' critical projects. Mr. Khoa is IS young leader who has been with FPT for 22 years and has proven himself capable of assuming all responsibilities. He has excelled in various leadership roles that require tremendous understanding of business operations and technology in both B2B and B2C customers. The Board regards Mr. Khoa highly for his ability to organize, lead, inspire, motivate, and encourage people towards common goals, said Chairman Mr. Truong Gia Binh. He has constantly demonstrated passion and determination to complete the mission. We believe with love for FPT and his youthfulness, Mr. Khoa and FPTs senior leaders will take the corporation to new heights. In 2012, at the age of 35, Mr. Khoa was the youngest boss of FPT subsidiary when he was appointed General Director of FPT Telecom. Focusing on building core Management staff and applying new policies and decisions, he steers FPT Telecom to maintain its position in the top 3 leading internet service companies in Vietnam while working continuously with new products, services, and Management methods. He records important achievements within its core business areas. He played a strong role in setting foundations for strong development of FPT Television when deciding to choose IPTV instead of Cable TV. Under his leadership, from 2012 to 2017, FPT Telecoms revenue increased 2. 6-fold, profit increase 1. 6-fold, staff numbers nearly double, and IT made the greatest contribution to corporations ' profits in 2012-2016. FPT Telecom now owns telecommunications, internet, and TV operations in all of Vietnams 63 cities and provinces. In March 2018, Mr. Khoa was rotated as Executive Vice President of FPT, General Director of FPT IS in planning and training programs for the next generation of corporation leaders. After just one year, he has won the trust and encouragement of the Board of Management as well as FPT ISs staff. He also inspires spirit of innovation among employees at all levels. I have been with FPT for 22 years and am very lucky to inherit spirit and FPT-Building to Last ambition from all of my predecessors, he say. One of the most important functions of a leader IS to inspire, to motivate different levels of staff for sustainable growth.

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About FPT Corp

FPT Corp. Is engaged in provision of Information, Technology, and Telecommunications products and Services. IT operates through Technology and Telecommunications, and Investment and Education business segments. The Information Technology and Telecommunications segment is divided into the following sub segments: Telecommunications, Digital content, Software development, System integration, informatics Services and Education. The Investment segment involves management of investments in associates in finance field and real estate projects. The company was founded by Binh Gia Truong, Tien Quang Le, Ngoc Quang Bui, Bao Cao Do, Nam Thanh Nguyen, and Thanh Thanh Thi Truong on September 13 1988 and is headquarter in Ha Noi, Vietnam.

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