The 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 assist EEA members in China in leveraging 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 provide local support to members 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.”
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.