Hans is the CMO of Blockpass IDN and a successful entrepreneur and enthusiastic evangelist of blockchain technologies, who speaks at blockchain and fintech events globally. He is a co-founder of Chain of Things – a Hong Kong-based startup integrating blockchain & IoT devices. In 2012, he sold his previous company, a data collection and analytics research firm focused on mainland Chinese high-technology industries. He is an Internet industry veteran with regional management experience. During the Internet boom, Hans provided due diligence support for the internet.com Venture Capital Fund in Asia, investing in a number of Internet startups in Greater China. As a tech editor in the late 1990's, he interviewed Jack Ma, Jerry Yang, Vinton Cerf and Richard Li Tzar Kai. Hans earned a PhD degree from the University of Hong Kong in 1997 and a Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowship in 1995-1996.