Essential Team Members
Rick Zhu
Legal Consultant
Columbia University, Master of Law
Mr. Zhu served as the senior legal advisor at ExxonMobil Investment Co., Ltd. He taught programming languages ​​and other courses in multiple universities. He provides professional consulting and compliance services for the project.
Marry Meng
Data Privacy and Security Scientist
Boston University, Ph.D. in cryptography
After having worked at Microsoft Research, Apple, and Amazon, Mr. Meng started researching Bitcoin and blockchains in 2010. He has researched cryptographic protocols in the cloud computing environment as well as related technologies for blockchain and cryptocurrency since then. He deeply dedicates himself to the minimization of information exposure and the development of privacy enhancement technologies when storing large amounts of data in trustless environments.
Tai Jin
Carnegie Mellon University, Bachelor of Science, Business Administration / Finance. Investment Analyst, Senior Blockchain Investor.
Mr. Jin worked as an senior investment analyst at ZhenFund. He is committed to investment analysis in the fi eld of internet and blockchain, and has extensive investment experience and unique insights in blockchain, game, and AI. Mr. Jin is also experienced in fund-raising, industrial research, investment strategy making, and blockchain project operation.
Evan Zhang
He graduated with honors from University of Wisconsin-Madison. Mr. Zhang obtained a bachelor’s degree in economics, applied mathematics, and finance.
Mr. Zhang worked as an analyst at Citibank IBD and as a senior analyst at SFA. He also worked as a project manager for the US Starr Strategic Holding Group. He has unique insights into capital operations in primary and secondary markets, and extensive investment experience in technology and game and fi nancial services projects.
Joe Meng
Mr. Meng was formerly a researcher in the field of artificial intelligence and sensor networks at Microsoft Research Asia and a core developer of music card games under KLab Co., Ltd. (listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange). He developed one of the top three game products in Japan’s App Store’s—Lovelive. Mr. Meng has rich experience in blockchain consulting and project incubation. He is dedicated to research on blockchain implementation technology and trustless systems.
Kevin Zhang
Operation Director UC Irvine, Bachelor of Computer Science
Mr. Zhang worked at Blizzard Entertainment as a game developer for the development of Overwatch, which is the company's core product.
As the funder of a start-up company EZAR, he led the development and operation of a choice making App, and successfully raised nearly 1 million USD as angel investment. He has extensive experience in oversea project operation, and familiar with global market develpment, product analysis and customer acquisition.
Hoshino Joy
As one of the early participants in the blockchain industry, Miss Joy began to focus on blockchain technology in 2014 and developed strategic layouts for investment worldwide. She participated in strategic consulting for several blockchain projects. Miss Joy served in the finance industry for eight years. Her areas of expertise includes banking, trust funds, and investment. She is responsible for designing strategic plans and investment projects, integrating resources, and managing investments.
Leader of Project Management
Early participants / researcher in the internet and blockchain industry
Mr. Peng worked at Rakuten, Inc. as a senior project manager for the design and development of the EC site's warehouse and transportation system. He also worded at Nomura Holdings, Inc. as leader of trading system development and security expert. Mr. Peng has practical experience in management of trading system, bigdata, and cloud computing related development project.
Sakamoto Yui
Director of Public Relations
Master of Marketing, Nagoya University
Miss Yu worked at リッチメディア, Co., Ltd. She is a senior media practitioner, with rich resources and relationships with Japan’s media industry. Miss Yui has years of experience in community public relation management. Miss Yui shifted to blockchains in 2017 and is dedicated to project incubation, mergers and acquisitions, and marketing.
Fenny Wang
Senior Game Engineer
Master of Computer Science, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics Mr. Wang worked for the Japanese game company Gumi Co., Ltd. He designed and developed many popular mobile games. Mr. Wang conducted in-depth research on blockchain technology for many years, and he has practical experience in the application of blockchain technology.
Alex Wang
Marketing director
Mr. Wang obtained his master degree in business from Keio University with Glodman Sachs Scholarship and Cool Japan Honor from Japan’s government. As the founder of Hongkong HuaheJiekong Co.,Ltd., Mr. Wang once worked as the Marketing director of Japan Recruit Co.,Ltd. in the Great China. Alex has dedicated himself to media industry for more than 5 years, especially in the Animation Comic Game (ACG) field. With rich experience in operating transnational business projects with MNCs such as Alibaba, Tencent, Ctrip and etc., Mr. Wang has insight in Sino-Japanese business operations.
Advisory Committee
Gregory Wornell
Technical Consultant
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computing and Director of the Signal, Information and Algorithms Laboratory at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Prof. Wornell is a world-class expert in information technology and information processing. He participated in many important projects in fields such as signal processing, information security, network communication, and statistical algorithms. In addition, Prof. Wornell has a close relationship to the industry.
Jia Tian
Blockchain Scientist
AI industry veteran and former Senior Developer at Baidu and Alibaba
Currently serves as the Chief Scientist at BitFund. PE, a bitcoin fund which was founded by Xiaolai Li and has been dedicated to supporting the bitcoin community since 2013.Mr. Tian is also an advisor to multiple blockchain tech startups such as IOST, DATA, Hydro, and more.
Peter Du
Famous angel investor and outstanding entrepreneur of the 90’s. "King of Show Hand"
With his own insight and enthusiasm on the blockchain technology, Mr. Tsubasa hodled enormous amount of IOTA for over three years, which brings him a more than 10,000 times revenue. He believes that vision, ambition, and aspiration are the cornerstones of technology.
Lily Wan
Operations Consultant
MBA, Yale University
Miss Wan is a partner at a well-known blockchain fund. She focuses on research on blockchain technology and cryptographic economies. She has invested in several famous blockchain projects. She worked at Goldman Sachs as an analyst and commodity broker and as a partner at Youunker Capital.
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