Most of ViaBTC team are from Tencent and other top-tier dotcom companies in China. A few boast years of experience in Bitcoin industry. Over half of our team are R&D division who possess rich technological prowess.
YANG Haipo - CEO of ViaBTC, was graduated from Northwestern Polytechnical University of China in 2012, majored in mathematics. After graduation he worked as a developer at Tencent Weibo (China’s Twitter) and then FUTU, a Tencent-invested Hong Kong stock exchange. YANG is one of the earliest adopters and investors of Bitcoin and has in-depth understanding in blockchain technology. YANG began to be involved in Bitcoin in 2013. Between 2014 and 2015, YANG started his career in cryptocurrency industry and led the R&D team at ZeusMiner, the former TOP3 Scrypt miner in the world. In April 2016, YANG committed himself to the development of ViaBTC Bitcoin pool and released the initial version after two months of extensive coding effort. That’ when ViaBTC was officially launched and when the team started to expand.