Richard Lai

Editor-in-Chief, Engadget Chinese

With thirteen years of experience in technology journalism, Richard continues to devote his energy to reporting the latest tech news, delivering in-depth reviews and providing insight into the Chinese consumer electronics market. Highlights include Engadget's Meizu factory tour feature, reports on Xiaomi and OnePlus since the launch of their first smartphones, gadget market video tours, as well as interviews with high-level execs from other companies such as ASUS, Oppo, Vivo, Huawei, Razer, Dyson, Vertu and more. Richard also covers wearables, VR products and robotics, with brands including DJI, HTC, Insta360, LG, Qualcomm, Intel, Fitbit and UBTECH. Richard regularly attends CES, MWC, Computex, Tokyo Game Show, RISE, TechCrunch events and other tech conferences. Richard is also a judge for GSMA's Global Mobile Awards and Asia Mobile Awards, James Dyson Award and Computex d&i Awards, and he recently became an assessor for Hong Kong’s ICT Awards. He was previously a judge for the CEATEC Innovation Awards and Technode’s Asia Hardware Battle.

All Sessions by Richard Lai

3:30 pm - 4:05 pm
Greener Transport Solution

Zooming into the Future: What’s Next for Electric Vehicles?

Electric vehicles (EVs) have become popular in recent years but are yet far from mainstream. What will accelerate their growth in the upcoming decade? Entrepreneurs and business leaders from the electric vehicle ecosystem will share insights on infrastructure needs, technological innovations and policy changes that are required to support the growing EV industry.