Changpeng Zhao (CZ)
Changpeng Zhao (CZ) is the visionary founder and CEO of Binance, a prominent cryptocurrency exchange recognized globally. Zhao’s upbringing spans China and Vancouver, Canada, and he pursued studies in computer science at McGill University in Montreal. He embarked on his professional journey as a software developer for the Tokyo Stock Exchange, followed by a tenure at Bloomberg Tradebook in a similar capacity. Prior to establishing Binance in 2017, CZ held notable positions, including Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at OKCoin, while actively contributing to various blockchain ventures.