Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Expands Presence in Asia; Appoints Blockchain Expert Dr. Weijia Zhang to Lead China Office
February 13, 2019
NEW YORK and BEIJING – Feb. 13, 2019 –Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) announced today the opening of its regional office in China and the appointment of Dr. Weijia Zhang, Wanchain’s vice president of engineering, as the EEA’s Regional Head. The new office will provide local support such that China EEA members are well positioned to leverage the EEA’s standards, working groups, and resources to achieve business results.
“As part of our efforts to accelerate the global adoption of Enterprise Ethereum standards and associated certification programs, the EEA has opened regional offices in Japan, Korea, and now China as part of the organization’s ongoing efforts to open more offices around the globe. For each office, we identify an accomplished individual who is passionate about blockchain for the benefit of everyone,” said EEA Executive Director Ron Resnick. “Zhang’s blockchain expertise and leadership will help to accelerate blockchain adoption in China and support activities of EEA’s growing member base.”
EEA Regional Head in China Dr. Weijia Zhang
As the EEA Regional Head in China, Zhang will be responsible for supporting the advancement and adoption of EEA’s standards by taking part in local hackathons, workshops, training sessions, and conferences.
“There has never been a more challenging and exciting time to be in blockchain technology. The progress we are seeing across the industry is very promising, and the EEA’s leadership around blockchain standardization and adoption are paramount. I look forward to working with the EEA in China to aid in bringing value to enterprises by utilizing EEA standards, working groups, and resources,” said Zhang.
Zhang has extensive research and development and engineering experience in blockchain, cognitive sciences, computational fluid dynamics, software modeling, computer technologies, and industrial standards. Zhang has published over thirty research and technical papers and has over twenty patents, granted and pending, in computer and digital technology. For more than a decade, he was a principal software engineer at Dell. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Physics at Tsinghua University and his Ph.D. in Physics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
About the EEA
The EEA is a member-driven, standards organization whose charter is to develop open, blockchain specifications that drive harmonization and interoperability for businesses and consumers worldwide. Our global community of members is made up of leaders, adopters, innovators, developers, and businesses who collaborate to create an open, decentralized web for the benefit of everyone. For additional information about joining the EEA, please reach out to [email protected]
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Jessie Hennion, EEA Public Relations