Who Is Changpeng Zhao (CZ)?
Changpeng Zhao, also known as CZ, is the founder and CEO of Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges. He has been involved in blockchain technology since 2013 when he founded Fusion Systems, a high-frequency trading system for brokers. Prior to that he was an early investor in Blockchain.info and OKCoin. In 2017 he launched Binance which quickly became one of the most popular crypto exchanges due to its low fees and wide selection of coins available for trade.
CZ is well respected within the crypto community for his knowledge on blockchain technology and his ability to make sound business decisions with regards to running Binance successfully. He has become a prominent figure in the industry by speaking at various conferences around the world about topics such as decentralization, regulation, security tokens and more recently DeFi (decentralized finance). His vision for Binance includes creating an ecosystem where users can access financial services from anywhere in the world without having to rely on traditional banking systems or government regulations.