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Qchain

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WALLY XIE

LinkedIn

Chief Executive & Operations Officer

Wally has a diverse background that includes complementary experience in digital marketing, data analysis, and software development. He has previously worked at several media production and technology companies, including the prominent Chicago startup Sprout Social, where he honed his knowledge and acumen of the digital marketing and advertising. He has also served as a researcher at the United States National Institutes of Health, where he developed software to analyze medical data using cutting-edge statistical algorithms, and is currently pursuing a PhD in mathematical biology at the University of California, Irvine that examines the impact of global warming on soil microbes with climate models and Bayesian inference methods. He combines practical business experience with rigorous analytical insights, which primes him for his role as director of Qchain’s overall operations.

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ROY ZHAO

LinkedIn

Chief Technology Officer

Roy has an extensive background in scientific research and software development, with expertise in high-performance and distributed computing and mathematical modeling. He has also served as a financial officer and marketing analyst in the software and education sectors. He has managed software infrastructure, led advertising and fundraising efforts, and conducted novel research at a combination of startups, large organizations, and top-ranking universities, such as Chicago Public Schools, Mac Mix, and the University of Chicago. Additionally, he is presently pursuing a PhD in mathematical biology at the University of California, Irvine, and is a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow. With his broad experience across a range of disciplines and in-depth computing expertise, he is well-poised to lead Qchain’s technical operations.

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ANGELA WANG

LinkedIn

Chief Content Officer

Angela is a writer and multidisciplinary artist with a wide spectrum of professional media experience. She formerly worked at BuzzFeed in New York, serving in positions on both the editorial and business teams. In the latter role, she worked to help advertisers meet their goals, leading creative brainstorms and educating clients about the company's ad products. She currently works as a Senior Writer at Gizmodo's in-house creative agency by day and as a freelance writer by night. Her work has appeared in numerous publications, such as Atlas Obscura, Hyperallergic, Paper Mag, Brooklyn Magazine, and Vice. In her spare time, she practices martial arts and volunteers for environmental efforts in hopes of inspiring more people to think about the consequences of climate change. Her many interests include making blockchain technology accessible and comprehensible to wider audiences.


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LINGGE LI

LinkedIn

Chief Scientist

Lingge is an accomplished computational scientist and statistician with a broad range of experience ranging from software technology startups to advanced data science to applied mathematics, statistics, and machine learning. In the course of his endeavors, he has developed state-of-the-art innovations in neural networks research and worked with institutions such as Fermilab and Liberty Mutual. Driven by a passion to revolutionize the Internet with blockchain technology, he brings novel insights with his unique approach to data science.

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DENNIS TOMBERLIN

LinkedIn

Vice President,
International Community Development

Dennis is a versatile individual who combines education as a scientific research engineer with rich experiences in the private sector. He has entrepreneurial experience from working as a project manager for several international companies and has also acquired a host of technical experience from work in IT. He is captivated by the emergence of blockchain businesses and has re-pivoted towards specializing as a blockchain technology consultant. He brings unflagging enthusiasm for technology and attention to detail to his role as our Russian community manager.

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KYLE SNEEDEN

LinkedIn

Vice President,
Finance, Development, and Operations

Kyle has a well-rounded background in computer science, mathematics, economics, and finance. He has experience performing data and market analysis, including damages in intellectual property and anti-trust cases in the smart phone and oil & gas industries. He recently completed his Master’s Degree in Economics at the University of California, Irvine, where he specialized in Game Theory, Experimental Economics, and Applied Microeconomics. Kyle provides a breadth of vital technical and financial skills to the Qchain team.


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MATTHEW KIM

Social Growth Marketer

Matthew brings to Qchain a multifaceted background spanning across a range disciplines. After graduating from Washington University in St. Louis with a Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology degree, he conducted research at a cognitive psychology lab at UCLA, examining phenomena related to the human eye and brain. He contemplated pursuing further education in neuroscience before taking a keen interest in blockchain technology and finding passion in applying his skills to the growing industry. In addition to his role at Qchain, he contributes as an editor for Digital Enterprises and is also working on growing his coding knowledge in JavaScript and Python.


ADVISORS


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LON WONG

Business Advisor


CEO, Proximax
fmr. President, NEM Foundation

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MISHO CEKO

Operations Advisor


COO & Senior Associate Dean,
University of Chicago Harris Public Policy

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MARK PUI

Business Advisor


Executive Director,
PricewaterhouseCoopers Malaysia



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GRANT FONDO

Legal Advisor


Partner & Chair of Blockchain Practice,
Goodwin Procter LLP

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MITZI CHANG

Legal Advisor


Partner, Goodwin Procter LLP

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CHARLES AGBAJE

Creative Advisor


Development, Cartoon Network
Co-founder & Head Writer, Central City Tower



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EVGENY YURTAEV

Ethereum & Blockchain Advisor


CEO & Co-founder, Zerion

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ALEXEY BASHLYKOV

Ethereum & Blockchain Advisor


CTO & Co-founder, Zerion

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LEON YEOH

Global Community Advisor


NEM Foundation Founding Member



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NURLAN ABDRASHITOV

CIS Countries Advisor


Partner, ICO Tracker

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SHUNICHI OTSUKA

Ad Tech Engineering Advisor


Engineer, Opt

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DANIEL RENDON

Ad Operations Advisor


CEO and Founder, SUJO
(formerly Odeon)



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MIKIO YANASHITA

Marketing Advisor


Senior Corporate Officer, Transcosmos

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RALPH LIU

Business Advisor


CEO, MuleChain

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PU SHI

Capital Advisor


Founding Partner, Flag.VC