Team

Beijing Management Team
Charles Liu
CEO
| Beijing

Veteran Blockchain Entrepreneur and Technical Expert. Standing Director at Blockchain Application Research Center of China. Graduated from University of Science and Technology of China and the Institute of Software. Chinese Academy of Sciences. Former Senior Architect of JD.com. Co-founder of Coinport. Engineering Director of Meituan Dianping. Extensive experience with distributed systems and high concurrency systems.

Frank Deng
Director of Vite Foundation
| Beijing

Seasoned expert in Digital and Mobile Marketing. Graduated from Tsinghua University. Previously held a strategic position for Google Ad Operations. Former CEO of Suizong Technology. Co-founder of Yunke Technology.

Leo Zhang
Co-founder
| Beijing

Seasoned Blockchain Investor and Senior Technical Expert. Previously led engineering efforts at Meituan-Dianping and Coinport.

Silicon Valley Team
Richard Yan
COO
| Silicon Valley

Seasoned Wall Street Professional. Graduated with a B.A. from Dartmouth College and an MBA from New York University. Previously held roles as a Structured Product Trading Strategist at Goldman Sachs and Vice President of Two Sigma's high-frequency platform and Business Innovation & Growth group.

Allen Liu
Silicon Valley Technical Director
| Silicon Valley

Senior Technical Specialist. Graduated from University of Science and Technology of China and Fudan University. Former HP Tech Lead. Former IBM Senior Architect and Product Manager. 10 years of experience working with high concurrency systems at multinational firms. Certified Scrum expert and Project Management Professional.

Luke Kim
CMO
| Silicon Valley

Luke is a digital entrepreneur hailing from Seoul and Tokyo, currently based in California. Formerly, he was the Business Development Manager at City Innovate Foundation and SuperPublic CoLab at United Nations Plaza. He also held positions as Head of US Relations at European Innovation Academy and Director of Strategic Partnerships at Gateway Accelerator and VC. He is also a Co-founder of Startup Grind Berkeley, 3 Day Startup Berkeley, and Paladin Partners. Most recently, Luke worked on a crypto-asset fund and ICO for a Swiss asset management firm, while also channeling efforts into a tech accelerator for a South Korean startup. He holds a B.A. Bachelor of Art's degree in the Political Economy of Europe from University of California, Berkeley.

Chris Li
CSO
| Silicon Valley

Chris is a seasoned practitioner in the blockchain industry. He has extensive experience in investing, business development, and business operations. He is the former Director of US Operations at GBiB. Chris has also worked for ZGC Capital, serving as an investment manager. His responsibilities at Zhongguancun Development Group were tied to and Silicon Valley incubator operations. Additionally, Chris has worked for a Wall Street-based incubator, taking a position with the Business Development and Investment team. Chris has a Master of Engineering degree from Lehigh University, with a focus Industrial Engineering.

Juliet Su
Operations Manager
| Silicon Valley

Juliet got her degree in chemistry from the California Institute of Technology, where she conducted research at the Frances Arnold Lab (winner of 2018 Nobel Prize) using directed evolution to engineer proteins. Post-graduating, she decided chemistry was not quite right for her, and went on to explore the business world instead. She brings operating experience from a BioTech startup and from building a photography business.

Emmanuel Darko
Business Development Manager, Africa
| Silicon Valley

Co-founder and VP of Marketing at ICOWatchlist and ex-banker in commercial and investment banking. He has been in the blockchain space since 2016 and has worked with over 300 projects in the industry. He is deeply connected in the African ecosystem, both public and private sectors. He is also the founder of Toks.Tech.

Beijing Team
Ada Zhu
Senior Researcher
| Beijing

Ada has previously worked in Tencent and JD and has over 5 years of experience in Machine Learning Algorithm Development and Big Data analytics.

Eric Wang
System Architect
| Beijing

Eric has previously worked with top IT firms in China, including Baidu. He is an expert in back-end services and data system development. He has experience with system architecture, designing systems that can process over 20,000 queries per second. Eric has also formerly led an engineering team of 15+ members, so he has management experience as well.

Weichao Li
System Architect
| Beijing

Weichao has over 7 years of experience in back-end service architectural design. He has designed systems that process more than 20,000 queries per second.

Shan Wang
Back-End Developer
| Beijing

Shan has over 3 years of experience in IT development. He formerly worked for a well-known IT company in China.

Tuprise Yuan
Back-End Developer
| Beijing

Tuprise has over 7 years of experience in back-end service development and architecture. He worked for a series of notable IT companies, including Yilong and Yaxin. Tuprise is a seasoned developer in Big Data Processing and high concurrency systems.

Hubery Li
Back-End Developer
| Beijing

Hubery is a graduate of Xidian University, with over 5 years of experience in IT development. He previously worked for Tencent and Yuantiku.

Rod Luo
Back-End Developer
| Beijing

Rod has over 5 years of experience in back-end design and development, previously working for a series of top-ranking IT firms in China.

Alex Hu
Compiler Software Engineer
| Beijing

Alex has over 3 years of experience in back-end service development. He formerly worked as a back-end engineer for the well-known firm, Baidu.

Liz Chen
VM Developer
| Beijing

Liz has over 3 years of experience in back-end service development. She formerly worked for a well-known IT company in China.

Tiantao Zhu
Back-End Developer
| Beijing

Tiantao has over 4 years of experience in back-end service development, previously working for a select number of Chinese IT firms.

Jerry Yin
Back-End Developer
| Beijing

Jerry has over 5 years of experience in back-end service development, previously working for a select number of Chinese IT firms.

Jin Ge
Back-End Developer
| Beijing

Jin has 3 years of experience working in developing the Chinese Internet finance industry.

Otis He
Back-End Developer
| Beijing

Otis has 3 years of experiences working on blockchain projects. He holds a Master's degree from Northeastern University. His academic research focused on blockchain technology and data storage studies.

Stone Xia
iOS Developer
| Beijing

Stone has over 5 years of experience in iOS development, working with Chinese IT companies in the past.

Logan Cao
iOS Developer
| Beijing

Logan has worked for 4 years in the iOS development field. He has previously developed 3 different applications, which have garnered hundreds of millions of daily active users.

Shenyang Hao
iOS Developer
| Beijing

Shenyang has over 4 years of experience in iOS development, working for some popular IT companies in China.

Tina Wang
Product Manager
| Beijing

Tina has 3 years of front-end development experience and 1 year of experience in PM. She graduated from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, with a Master's of Science in Information Studies. Tina has previously worked at technology firms in both China and Singapore.

Cecelia Chen
Front-End Developer
| Beijing

Cecelia has 3 years of experience in front-end development and she has showcased at notable Chinese firms.

Reg Yuan
Front-End Developer
| Beijing

Reg has worked in the front-end development field for 3 years with a variety of firms.

Daisy Zhou
Front-End Developer
| Beijing

Daisy has 3 years of front-end development experience. She is proficient in Vue, Node, and other developmental frameworks.

Abbott Jia
QA
| Beijing

Abbott has 4 years of experience working in Quality Assurance. Previously, he was in charge of testing driver-end issues within Meituan's ride-hailing services. Abbott is a seasoned expert in Testing and Risk Management.

Hannah Fong
QA
| Beijing

Hannah has 2 years of experience in Development testing, partaking in projects that designed testing frameworks. She also has 2 years of experience in back-end storage system testing and is familiar with the Gluster File System. Hannah has formerly cooperated with military-related enterprises, evoking knowledge on how to manage both data security and encrypted storage fields.

Blackey Hou
Director of Product
| Beijing

Zack graduated from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications with a Master's Degree. He has over 4 years of experience working with IT products and has worked for prestigious firms, the likes of DiDi and Baidu. There he was in charge of managing applications with millions of daily active users (DAU).

Lola Li
Product Manager
| Beijing

Lola is an experienced financial specialist who has worked for Deloitte as an investment manager dealing with private equity funds. She has also taken responsibility of managing TMT projects in the past. Lola's interdisciplinary background is highlighted by her Master's Degree in Finance from Xi'an Jiaotong University and her Bachelor of Science degree from Dalian University of Technology. Her focus was in Software Engineering.

Tony Wang
Director of Operations
| Beijing

Tony has over 6 years of experience working in the Product Operations field. He has previously worked for Meituan-Dianping and Tencent, handling products gross merchandise values of over 100 million active users. Tony is a truly seasoned project manager, responsible for leading many innovative projects.

Cassie Liu
Product Operations
| Beijing

Cassie has 5 years of experience implementing marketing strategies for business operations. She has previously worked in both the finance and technology sectors, respectively.

Flanke Zhang
Product Operations
| Beijing

Flanke has 3 years of experience studying brand operations and has previously worked for iHeima and Xiangshang Finance.

Erin Yu
Data Operations
| Beijing

3 years of experience in operation and risk management, previously worked for Sina Finance and Youfenqi as a data specialist.

Layla Wang
UI Designer
| Beijing

Layla has 5 years of design experience including brand, app, and website design.

Miya Li
UI Designer
| Beijing

Miya has 3 years of experience working on User Interface design and has participated in several industrial IT projects.Miya formerly worked at a large state-owned enterprise, serving as a Chief Designer.

Advisors
Daniel Wong
Beijing

Seasoned blockchain entrepreneur. Graduated from China University of Science and Technology and Arizona State University. Founder of Loopring, former Google America Tech Lead, Co-founder and VP of Yun Yun Wang, Senior Research and Development Director at JD.com, and Co-Founder of Coinport.

Li Zhang
Beijing

Senior blockchain practitioner, investor. LinkVC Capital Partners, former CMO of F2pool , former business officer of Huobi.

Terence Lam
Beijing

Veteran investor. Graduated from Harvard Business School. Partner of Zhizi Blockchain Investment Fund. Adjust professor of SPACE China business school at Hong Kong University. 20+ years’ experience as senior technical manager at Global 500 companies. Started many technology startups.

Ivan Golovko
Silicon Valley

VP Strategy and Investor Relations of LegalThings One. Co-founder of Distributed.Fund and Distributed Alliance. Former CMO of ICODrops.

Michael Gasiorek
San Francisco

Michael is a founder, writer, and community builder. He's the founding partner of Truth Cartel, a marketing & product agency distributing emerging technologies. Michael was Editor in Chief at Startup Grind, and now serves as Director of the Startup Grind SF and OneSalon communities. His written work includes two books on living and working in Asia, and columns in Inc and Fortune.

Community Managers
Олег Игоревич (Oleg Igorevych)
Ukraine

Seasoned blockchain & crypto enthusiast, engaged in trading and investment. Experienced in community management, business development and marketing.

Ha Viet Nguyen
Vietnam

Former CMO of a Blockchain & Crypto Marketing agency and BD of a Venture Capital in Vietnam. Previously joined as CM for several notable blockchain projects.

पंकज कटारिया (Pankaj Kataria)
India

A seasoned IT professional with over a decade of experience performing diverse roles such as Developer, QA engineer, Data analyst and Business Analyst. He is a community manager for Vite social media and is looking to expand his interest in the world of blockchain and associated tech.

جوان محمود Juan Mhmod
Germany

Dr. Mhmod, Juan studied engineering science and Technology. Previously served as a project manager and assistant professor at a well-know German university. He holds a Ph.D and Postdoctoral degree from Jilin University in China. He graduated his Ph.D with honors in 2016.

Takeshi
Japan

Seasonal blockchain practitioner. Involved in the formation of crypto communities through a forex FX trader. Worked as a human resources manager of a well-know Japanese company.

Snaker Zhang
China

He has worked as an executive producer for a TV media and has 15 years of experience in the media industry. He is a blockchain technology enthusiast and digital currency investor, currently served as a Vite community manager.

Yang Li
China

He graduated from Beijing Institute of Technology and worked as a project manager in the R&D department of Beijing Guodian Technology Industry Group. With more than 7 years of development experience, he is a blockchain technology researcher and early participant in the Vite community. He has in-depth research on DAG-based infrastructure public chain technology.

Le Chen
China

He graduated from Changchun University of Science and Technology. He worked in the China Banknote Blockchain Research Institute under the Central Bank, and later engaged in stock trading development. He has three years of experience in virtual currency investment and two years of community management experience. He is currently a vite community administrator.

Qing Shui
China

Early investors in the currency circle have rich investment experience and currency resources. Participated in the early investment of many excellent projects such as EOS, Bell, IDA, Lud, etc., and assisted in community construction and operation with rich experience.

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