Randi Zuckerberg Joins Huobi Chain Expert Advisory Committee
Randi Zuckberg, elder sister of Mark Zuckerberg, social media platform Facebook’s founder, has joined Huobi Chain Expert Advisory Committee as one of the eight members.
Huobi, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges by trading volume, has mentioned that the appointed members will serve as think tank for the digital asset trading platform. The team of experts will ensure offering a reliable financial protocol for fund raising, value exchange, and securitization.
Additionally, the committee members will also offer professional advice and assistance for firms and individuals during the Huobi Chain Superhero Championship Program’s election phase. The program was launched by Huobi exchange two months back in order to improve community participation in the creation of Huobi’s planned public blockchain project.
In its official announcement, Huobi has stated that the Committee “will provide comprehensive professional advice and insights on the underlying technology, industry application, business model construction and other dimensions of the blockchain.”
Other appointed members of the committee include:
- Steve Hoffman, “Silicon Valley Start-up Godfather”
- Xiaolei Liu, Professor of Finance and Accounting & Director of Blockchain Lab at Guanghua School of Management in Peking University
- Ooi Beng Chin, Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at National University of Singapore (NUS) and a Fellow of Singapore National Academy of Science (SNAS)
- Don Tapscott, CEO of Tapscott Group and “Father of the Digital Economy”
- Jeffrey Wernick, early investor of Airbnb, Uber and Bitcoin
- Lon Wong, Founder & CEO of ProximaX
- Jihan Wu, Co-founder & Co-CEO of Bitmain
About Randi Zuckerberg
The Harvard educated Randi is an entrepreneur and author of four books. She is not frequently in the limelight as her brother Mark, but has carved a name for herself within the U.S. tech-space. Randi has huge experience in serving as an official spokesperson and marketing director of Facebook. Currently she serves as the CEO of Zuckerberg Media, a New York-based content creation and management firm she established five years back. Back in 2010, Randi Zuckerberg was featured as one of 50 Digital Power Players and nominated for an Emmy award.
Mark Zuckerberg and Blockchain
By joining Huobi, Randi has stamped her wholesome entry into blockchain industry. However, Mark Zuckerberg is still approaching the crypto space with extreme caution. Notably, Facebook banned all crypto related ads earlier this year. However, in June, it has relaxed the blanket ban by allowing pre-approved advertisers to offer their products and services related to the crypto industry. Mark has stated that he is looking at blockchain to solve major issues related to Facebook.
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