SHAWN CHONG

VRM VP

Experience

Shawn is a Blockchain evangelist and dynamic senior executive with a strategic mindset and global leadership experience in Blockchain and Crypto Hedge fund industry across APAC and CIS region with MNC experiences such as Bincentive, Vrooom Digital, and the world-leading cryptocurrency exchange Huobi Group.

2020 – Vice President of VRM, BD Director of SEA market of BlackOcean

2019-2020 – Huobi Consultant for Global markets

Company's market expansion in APAC and CIS region.

- Research and formulate local market and business strategies

- Establish and expand BD grids locally such as government, regulatory, and industry commercial resources for Huobi

2019 – Director of Business Development in Bincentive Inc.

A Blockchain Quantitative fund and Mirror trading platform for retailers

- optimized the product business model, brought in 18 domestic and foreign quantitative fund partnership for the company

- Independently planned and executed the first quantitative trading forum in Taiwan and acted as the Host, invited well-known quantitative companies, Binance to give speeches in quant trading for the general public, which has greatly enhanced the company's local brand competitiveness and officially transformed Bincentive from a Taiwanese brand into an international top-tier quant firm.

2017-2019 – APAC Business Development Lead at Kronos Research and Community Lead at EMX exchange.

- Establish and maintain relationships with exchanges, projects and fund in Southeast Asia and Greater China.

- Conduct Market Research on financial and Blockchain perspectives, analyze reports to the company's internal traders for reading and identify trading opportunities. This report series was later made public and updated weekly

2016 – 2017 – Academia Sinica, Research Assistant in fields of Reinforcement Learning

Education

- National Taiwan university of science and technology

Master of Science in Computer Science and Information Engineering

● Concentration: Machine Learning and Data Mining (Reinforcement Learning)

- Asia School of Business (in collaboration with MIT and the Central Bank of Malaysia)

● Master of Business Administration