Phillip Liu is currently the COO of Bitmain, a global leader in the cryptocurrency mining market. The hardware maker with a commanding market share of 75% in the cryptocurrency mining market has seen revenue grow at a 328 percent compound annual growth rate from 2015 to 2017, reporting revenue of $2.5 billion for the full year of 2017, and $2 billion alone in Q1 2018.
Phillip has many years of experience in China, focusing on security market investment, asset management and fund raising for private equity funds. His track record includes the successful restructuring of Honghe Lighting, a listed company in China, the restructuring of Hualing Group’s Hong Kong IPO and other mergers. He led the team that successfully established and managed several funds including DongFang Yongtai Fund, and has established a solid reputation in China’s private equity circles.
Phillip graduated from Tsinghua University with a major in Engineering in Materials Science, was in the Graduate Program in Economics, University of California at Irvine, and obtained his M.A. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.
Our keynote panelists will explore the state of the market in blockchain and its growing use in enterprise applications, especially in the realm of payments, identity, and data security. Our panelists will provide differing perspectives from various markets across the US and Asia-Pacific region.