VeChain CEO, Sunny Lu, Presents as a Keynote and Serves as a Judge at the 2018 China International Big Data Industry Expo
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Originally published on May 30th, 2018.
On May 28, 2018, Sunny Lu, Co-Founder and CEO of VeChain, was invited to attend the 2018 China International Big Data Industry Expo (referred to as Big Data Expo) Blockchain Application Forum and Demo Day in Guiyang, China. As a honored speaker, Sunny delivered a keynote speech on “How to Discover and Build Outstanding Blockchain Application Projects.” In this keynote the enterprise applications VeChain has implemented in the past two and half years were showcased to the audience.
The China International Big Data Industry Expo is the world’s first national-level big data expo and has been successfully held for three consecutive years. This event has now become a global trend for the development of the technology and is one of the most influential events in big data, cloud service and blockchain technology as seen across the world.
The conference was hosted by :
- The People’s Government of Guizhou Province
- The National Development and Reform Commission of the People’s Republic of China,
- The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China
- The State Internet Information Office of the People’s Republic of China.
- The China Information and Communication Research Institute
- The Big Data Industry Observatory,
At the event there were more than 40,000 guests including over 30 leading academicians and leaders of Global 500 companies. There were also 400 exhibitors and media organizations that worked and participated in this four-day event. In addition to the major activities of this event, they will attend the opening and closing ceremonies, conferences, eight high-level dialogues and over 50 forums to pool wisdom on building a digital China.
Attendees include the world’s most influential entrepreneurs such as Tencent Holdings Chairman Pony Ma, Alibaba Group Chairman Jack Ma, President of Qualcomm Derek Aberle, experts and scholars such as the Chinese Academy of Engineering Ni Guangnan, etc.
Last year, Premier Li Keqiang personally delivered an important speech at the Expo. Similarly, Deputy Prime Minister Ma Kai has attended the Expo to deliver keynote speeches twice.
This year, Wang Chen, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, attended and delivered a speech at the event. President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to Big Data Expo and stated,
“China attaches great importance to the big data industry, and the rapid development of new-generation information technologies had a significant and far-reaching impact on social and economic development, state governance and people’s lives.”
As the world’s leading public blockchain platform for massive enterprise adoption, VeChain was invited not only to attend, serve as one of the fewly selected keynotes, but also was asked to be a judge for the Demo Show as to provide comments and guidance to start-up blockchain projects.