Anndy Lian is an all-rounded business strategist with more than 15 years of experience in Asia. He has provided advisory across a variety of industries for local, international and public listed companies.
He currently plays a pivotal role as the Blockchain Advisor for Asian Productivity Organisation (APO), an intergovernmental organisation committed to improving productivity in the Asia-Pacific region. He advises the Secretariat on the latest concepts and applications of blockchain technologies in cybersecurity and IoT network data integrity across smart factories and upskill the Secretariat staff in blockchain technologies as applicable to productivity. APO members include Bangladesh, Cambodia, Republic of China, Fiji, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Japan, Republic of Korea, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Anndy is also part of the Gyeongsangbuk-do Blockchain Special Committee, Government of Republic Korea, together with industry experts such as Brock Pierce (Chairman, Bitcoin Foundation) and Alexis Sirkia (Founder of Yellow.com), helping the province to grow using blockchain technologies.
He was the CEO of LINFINITY, the World's First Distributed Supply Chain Platform that disrupts the supply chain industry through a transparent and traceable system. LINFINITY has successful used case studies in Singapore, Japan, Hong Kong, China and Korea.
Prior to his blockchain work, Anndy played a leadership role in a not-for-profit and quasi government linked organizations such as Singapore Business Federation (SBF) and Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA) where he worked alongside policymakers, private sector decision-makers and experts to create business value propositions for different industries.
His book titled “Blockchain Revolution 2030” is published by Kyobo, the largest bookstore chain in South Korea. Together with co-authors, Park Young Sook and Shawn Hamnison, they share insights on how blockchain technology plays an important foundation to the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
His blockchain knowledge and work has drawn attention from various international media such as Forbes, Bloomberg, Reuters, Yahoo, Nasdaq, FOX News, The Straits Times, Business Times, ABC News, Singapore Business Review, Asia Business Weekly, CBS News, CNET, ZDNET and more.
Anndy is also the founder, investor, advisor, author and board member to several other companies in Asia and Europe. Most recently, he led a project to become the World's First Initial Exchange Offering (IEO) on EOS-based Decentralized Exchange.
An avid supporter for incubating start-ups, Anndy has investments in a several traditional companies. He has also been a private investor for the past eight years. With a growth investment mindset, Anndy strategically demonstrates this in the companies he chooses to be involved with. He believes that what he is doing through blockchain technology currently will revolutionise and redefine traditional businesses.