Stephen Tse

Stephen Tse 谢镇滔 (💙 @stse, medium, linkedin, github) has been obsessed with protocols and compilers since high school. He reverse-engineered ICQ and X11 protocols, coded in OCaml for more than 15 years , and graduated with a doctoral degree in security protocols and compiler verification from the University of Pennsylvania.

Stephen was a researcher at Microsoft Research, a senior infrastructure engineer at Google, and a principal engineer for search ranking at Apple. He founded the mobile search Spotsetter with institutional venture capital; Apple later acquired the startup.

Rongjian Lan

Rongjian Lan (🛡 @rongjianlan, medium, linkedin, github) was a search infrastructure engineer for Play Store at Google. He published over 10 academic papers on spatio-temporal querying and map-based visualization. Rongjian started researching on decentralized protocols since early 2017.

Rongjian is the co-chair of ABC Blockchain Foundation, with more than 100 engineers from Google, Facebook, LinkedIn as members. He was a doctoral candidate of computer science at the University of Maryland College Park and obtained his bachelor’s degree from the University of Science and Technology Beijing.

Minh Doan

Minh Doan (🐐 @minhdoan82, linkedin, github) worked on Google’s Assistant, Play and Plus for 5 years. He was a former champion at USA Computing Olympiad Open and many other Informatics Olympiads. Minh holds the patent for “Publisher Click-Ring Fraud Detector” at Google.

Minh was a doctoral candidate in algorithms and distributed systems at the University of California, Irvine. He has a master’s degree in computer science and applied mathematics from Moscow State University. His research paper, “An effective ant-based algorithm for the degree-constrained minimum spanning tree problem”, published at IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation.

Nick White

Nick White (🌊 @nickwh8te, medium, linkedin) holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University, where he focused on signal processing, optimization and control. As a graduate teaching assistant at Stanford, he researched artificial intelligence and applied mathematics with Prof. Bernard Widrow.

Nick has served as the AI specialist for Hong Kong-based AI incubator Zeroth.AI, and coached over 20 teams from 5 continents across industries ranging from finance to agriculture to blockchain. He is a certified yoga instructor and an avid surfer.

Sahil Dewan

Sahil Dewan (💊 @sahildewan, medium, linkedin, github) is a graduate of Harvard Business School, where he served as president of the blockchain and cryptocurrency club. He has worked at Draper Dragon Fund and advised several blockchain projects.

Sahil founded FuturEd, an ed-tech startup that pioneered a mobile platform for alumni engagement and fundraising for over 100 educational institutions in India. He was also elected country president for AIESEC India, a youth leadership organization present in more than 125 countries.

Leo Chen

Leo Chen (🏃 @leo_hao, medium, linkedin, github) led a team of 8 engineers at Amazon Web Services. There he built high-throughput storage virtualizations for more than 200k EC2 instances. At Amazon Lab126 , Leo built the first generation of Kindle Fire and architected FireOS for all Amazon devices. At Ericsson and Broadcom he worked on their Linux kernel, embedded systems and large-scale distributed systems.

Leo holds a master’s degree in computer science from Simon Fraser University and a bachelor’s degree from Zhejiang University. Leo has completed 8 full marathons and hiked the Grand Canyon R3, John Muir Trail, and soon the entire Pacific Crest Trail.

Li Jiang

Li Jiang 蒋犁 (🎽 @lijiang2087, medium, linkedin, github) has founded a logistic startup during college with the highest revenue. During his six years at GSV Capital, Li organized Pioneer Summit and Global Education Summit with 1,500 attendees including Bill Campbell and Barack Obama.

Li holds an economics degree from Northwestern University. He is an adjunct professor​ at Northwestern’s Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Li trains on ultimate frisbee daily and owns an amateur team that won nationally in 2017.

Helen Li

Helen Li 李潮文 (💃 @chaowen28, medium, linkedin) was a chief writer at CBN Weekly 第一财经杂志 and senior journalist at Bloomberg Business Week. For over a decade, she interviewed tech leaders including the founders of Lenovo and Baidu and wrote over 50 cover stories for CBN Weekly. Since 2018, Helen has led PR & marketing for blockchain projects in both China and the U.S.

Helen graduated with a Master in Journalism and Culture Studies from the City University of Hong Kong. She has received several industry awards including ByteDance’s 今日头条 Top Tech Report Award. Helen has lived and reported in Beijing, Shenzheni, Hong Kong, and Bay Area.

Garlam Won

Garlam (가람) (🐲 @garlamwon, medium, linkedin) Won was Head of Global Partnership at ICONIZ, a US-China blockchain accelerator and venture capital firm. He founded a digital innovation firm and advised Fortune 500 firms while at Deloitte.

Online, Garlam has built significant following of 15k+ followers in both LinkedIn and instagram to build thought leadership and build momentum for information to go viral. In 2018 Garlam was featured on Forbes. He collects life lessons and has 10,000+ notes on Onenote.

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