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Phemex Crypto Conversation: Crisis or Opportunity?
Join John Wu, President of Ava Labs, as he shares his 2022 predictions for cryptocurrency and blockchain and gives his analysis of smart contract layer 1 blockchains.
In collaboration with Phemex, come hear John share his experience as a fintech executive and technology investor and describe his role in creating a blockchain-enabled solution for originating, issuing, and trading financial assets. John and Phemex will provide listeners with insights into the current cryptocurrency market and landscape, and share their thoughts on how investment in the space will play out in the coming year.
This Crypto Conference is supported by the Phemex Student Foundation, a research fellowship program for top cryptocurrency, blockchain, and Web3 students from leading United States universities. One facet of this program is holding quarterly educational conferences with top industry experts to share their insights about crypto and blockchain technologies.
John Wu is the President of Ava Labs, an Andresseen Horowitz-backed technology company building the next-generation blockchain platform, Avalanche.
Moderated By Jeffrey Craig, Research Analyst & Content Coordinator at Phemex.
John Wu is President of Ava Labs, an Andresseen Horowitz backed technology company building the next-generation blockchain platform: Avalanche. John’s objective is to open up financial services and products to all. In this role, he leverages his expertise from over 20 years as a fintech executive and technology investor to create a blockchain-enabled solution for originating, issuing, and trading financial assets.
John was previously CEO of the SharesPost Digital Assets Group, enabling compliant token trading of private shares and funds. Prior to that, he was a technology investor and the founder of Sureview Capital, a global hedge fund backed by the Blackstone Group.
John began his investment career at Tiger Management, a preeminent hedge fund with $20 billion in assets under management at its peak, before managing a global technology portfolio at Kingdon Capital.
John received his MBA from Harvard University and holds a BS in Economics from Cornell University.