Andy Ji is the co-founder of Ontology, a high-performance public blockchain and distributed collaboration platform. Andy currently serves as deputy secretary-general of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology’s Blockchain Technology and Industrial Development Forum. He previously led the blockchain initiative of the Wanda Group, a leading Chinese science and technology innovation conglomerate. He was also deputy director of the China Blockchain Ecosystem Alliance. In addition, he served as a director at Hyperledger, a multiproject open-source collaborative effort to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies.