BRG Asia Program

BRG Asia Program is presented by:

BRG Asia DAY 1 Blockchain Revolution: Leading the Second Digital Era PART 1

BRG Asia DAY 1 Blockchain Revolution: Leading the Second Digital Era PART 2

BRG Asia Day 2: Insights on the Real Business – Cryptocurrencies and Ecosystem PART 1

BRG Asia Day 2: Insights on the Real Business – Cryptocurrencies and Ecosystem PART 2

BRG Asia Day 3: DeFi: How will it impact traditional finance PART 1

BRG Asia Day 3: DeFi: How will it impact traditional finance PART 2


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Time Display in China Standard Time (CST).

Time Display in China Standard Time (CST).

Ciara Sun

Ciara Sun has accrued vast experience in the traditional finance and investment space as she worked with multinational consulting companies like Boston Consulting Group, Deloitte Consulting, and Ernst & Young in New York. Her move towards the cryptocurrency space came about as she joined Huobi, a global company that shares her same passion to revolutionize Continue reading

David LEE Kuo Chuen

David LEE Kuo Chuen is a professor of fintech and blockchain at the Singapore University of Social Sciences. He is the Chairman of Global Fintech Institute, the Vice President of the Economics Society of Singapore; and currently consultants to the UNDP on blockchain food traceability  as well as ADB on Digital Infrastructure.

Leon Li

Leon Li is founder and CEO of Huobi Group. As an alumnus of Tsinghua University’s Department of Automation, Leon became an early pioneer and a serial entrepreneur in the field of financial technology. Before establishing Huobi Group in 2013 and building it into one of the world’s leading providers of financial services in digital assets, Continue reading

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Robin Zhu

Robin Zhu is in charge of the Operation Center Management of Huobi Group, who has rich experience on Corporate Management, Practical Data Analysis and Operational Management. He has worked for Oracle and Capgemini Consulting before. He also has solid experience and in-depth research in the blockchain industry, and a unique insight on blockchain security and Continue reading

Björn Wagner

As Parity’s CCO, Björn drives the development of commercialization, partnership, and product. Björn has expertise in industrial automation and digitization and holds a MSc. in Mechanical Engineering and Business Administration from RWTH Aachen University. He has also studied at University of California Santa Barbara and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Chang Jia

Chang Jia is the Founder and CEO of, as well as a Blockchain Researcher and Sci-Fi Writer. He is the editor and co-author of Bitcoin, A Real yet Virtual Financial World (2014), and Blockchain: From Digital Currency to Credit Society (2016).

Charles d’Haussy

Charles d’Haussy is the Director of Strategic Initiatives at ConsenSys, a leading global blockchain company and venture development studio. Prior to joining Consensys, Charles was the Head of FinTech at Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK), the department of the Hong Kong SAR Government responsible for Foreign Direct Investment.

Da Hongfei

Da Hongfei is most known for co-founding the blockchain-based “Smart Economy” network Neo with Erick Zhang in 2014. Da received his education the South China University of Technology, receiving degrees in technology and English. Da worked at a consulting firm until 2013, after which he learned how to code before founding Neo. Along with Zhang, Continue reading

Darryn Pollock

Darryn is an award-winning journalist that has covered a variety of topics from finance to economics, technology, and even sport. With the emergence of Blockchain technology and the rise in popularity of cryptocurrencies he has focused efforts towards this fascinating and important ecosystem. He has written for a number of online publications on Blockchain & Continue reading

Dovey Wan

Dovey began her career at eBay, where she spent almost four years working as Data Science Engineer, Senior Business Analyst, and Product Manager. She is a managing Director of DHVC, a California-based venture capital firm investing primarily in early and growth-stage big data, cloud computing, and other technology companies. Furthermore, Dovey Wan is a founding Continue reading

Du Jun

Du Jun has extraordinary abilities and achievements in the field of marketing and brand building. In 2013, he participated in the founding of Huobi. During his tenure as CMO, Huobi rapidly grew into the largest exchange in the world, and he contributed wisdom and sweat to the early development of Huobi.

Jason Brett

Jason is a former U.S. Regulator with the FDIC, compliance examiner for the Making Home Affordable Program (HAMP) with the Treasury and has been active in bitcoin and blockchain since 2016. He is currently the founding CEO and President of a new non-profit called the Value Technology Foundation, with the purpose to conduct exclusively educational Continue reading

Johnson Xu

Johnson Xu is the director of research from Huobi DeFi Labs, currently leading a research team to conduct data-driven industry research, providing deep insight to the space. Huobi DeFi Labs is a platform for decentralize finance (DeFi) research, investment aiming to build a “better” financial system in collaboration with the global crypto and DeFi community.

Justin Sun

Justin Sun founded Tron in September 2017 and now Tron has grown to become one of the largest cryptocurrencies in the world. Tron acquired BitTorrent in June 2018 to run the BitTorrent token, BTT. Sun has become one of the most controversial figures in the blockchain space, known for his elaborate marketing tactics.

Kain Warwick

Kain Warwick is the founder of Synthetix Network Token. He has worked for several startups in Australia and the United States and ran a few retail companies (including physical and online companies). Synthetix is a synthetic asset issuance platform built on Ethereum. Since its launch in December 2018, Synthetix has processed more than $1 billion Continue reading

Kyle Samani

Kyle Samani graduated from New York University Stern with a major in finance and management. He co-founded Pristine, an enterprise software company, which was acquired by Upskill in 2017. Multicoin Capital is a theory-driven crypto fund that invests in tokens that reshape all sectors of the global economy.

Lasse Clausen

Lasse Clausen is an entrepreneur with a technical background and a founding partner of 1kx. 1kx is an early token fund whose theory is to infer that the success of Bitcoin will embed crypto-economic incentives into everything, including transactions, calculations, storage, and prediction functions.

Mark Lee

Mark specializes in communications and digital strategy with a finance/operations background in private equity. He founded Eightfive, which is a PR & digital marketing agency for the brands and innovators behind the latest tech. It works with B2B and B2C companies with a vision to change the world we live in. Its clients range from Continue reading

Michael Arrington

Michael most recently Co-Founded CrunchFund after leading TechCrunch to a successful exit with AOL. His venture investments include Uber, Airbnb, and Pinterest. Michael was the Editor of TechCrunch, which he founded in 2005. In 2008 Time Magazine named Michael “One of the World’s 100 most influential people”. Michael also practiced securities law at O’Melveny & Continue reading

Robert Stevens

Robert Stevens is a freelance journalist whose work has appeared in The Guardian, the Associated Press, and the New York Times. He is a graduate of the Oxford Internet Institute.

Dr. Sean Stein Smith

Sean is a professor at the City University of New York – Lehman College. He serves on the Advisory Board of the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance, where he chairs the Accounting Work Group. He is also the chairperson of the NJCPA’s Emerging Technologies Interest Group. He sits on the Advisory Board of Gilded, a TechStars Continue reading

Vansa Chatikavanij

Vansa Chatikavanij, CEO of OMG Network. She serves as managing director at OmiseGo, a blockchain company that enables financial inclusion and interoperability through the public, decentralized OMG network. She is previously part of World Bank Group as a water resources specialist and of Marine Biological Laboratory as a researcher.

Victor Zhang

Victor Zhang is the CEO and co-founder of AlphaWallet. He has spent the past five years working to transform the way banking and blockchain intersect. Prior to his venture into blockchain, Zhang worked for 17 years in international business in Asia and Australia.

Yu Jianing

Yu Jianing, PhD in Economics, graduated from Renmin University of China. He is an authoritative blockchain expert, a blockchain educator, a well-known digital economist, and a proponent of the concept of “industrial blockchain”. He was praised by China Weekly as the leader of cultivating “blockchain thinking”. Dr. Yu has served as the director of the Continue reading

Yuan Yuming

Yuan Yuming is currently the CEO of Huochain Technology of Huobi. He is also tutor of Tsinghua x-lab blockchain open course and Peking University entrepreneurial incubator blockchain entrepreneurial. Meantime, he is a special lecturer at the Institute of Science and Technology Law of Tsinghua University, Taiwan. He is one of the main drafters of “Blockchain Continue reading

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