Insurance group Ping An, which is based in Hong Kong and Shanghai, used the recent Goldman Sachs TechNet Conference Asia to showcase its technology roadmap that underpins its “Finance + Ecosystem” strategy.
It was the sixth Goldman Sachs TechNet Conference Asia Pacific, a virtual conference which features leading enterprises from around the world in internet, technology and mobile/telecom industries.
Ping’s ecosystems inlude:
- Financial services – OneConnect is a leading technology-as-a-service platform for financial institutions. It has more than 50 products in 13 end-to-end technology solutions across banking, insurance and investment, serving more than 3,700 financial institutions in China and ten other countries;
- Health care – Ping An Good Doctor is the largest online health care services platform in China, with more than 315 million registered users, 729,000 daily consultations, and a professional network of more than 3,000 hospitals and 94,000 pharmacies. And Ping An Smart Healthcare provides an AI technology platform for more than 14,000 hospitals and 300,000 doctors across 70 cities in China. Ping An HealthKonnect provides social health insurance management in more than 200 cities in China;
- Auto services – Autohome, the largest internet-based auto service platform in China, has more than 40 million daily active users, providing a full-range of auto services with more than 90 car dealers, 27,000 dealers, 30,000 second-hand dealers, and 70,000 repair shops;
- Smart City – Ping An Smart City offers smart city services to more than 115 cities, 500,000 businesses and 50 million citizens. Notable services include Smart Healthcare which now offers the AskBob artificial intelligence-driven clinical decision support system to more than 300,000 doctors in 14,000 medical institutions.
Jessica Tan, Co-CEO of Ping An Group, said: “The way Ping An became a technology company is different from others. There is one thing unique to us: business use cases. Given the depth and breadth of our offline and online businesses, we can train our technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI), on really deep business scenarios. That is our unique advantage versus any other tech company.”