China announces members of its national blockchain com­mit­tee, includes Baidu and Tencent executives

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  • China’s government has announced members of its national blockchain com­mit­tee
  • It includes executives from China’s central bank, as well as from tech giants Baidu and Tencent 
  • The com­mit­tee would work on setting industrial stan­dards for blockchain technology 
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The central gov­ern­ment of China has announced members of its national blockchain commit­tee that would work on setting industrial stan­dards.

The com­mit­tee comprises of 71 members, including executives from Chinese tech giants Baidu and Tencent, according to an announcement from the country's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) on Monday.

The "Na­tional Blockchain and Dis­trib­uted Ledger Tech­nol­ogy Stan­dard­i­s­a­tion Tech­ni­cal Com­mit­tee" has been formed after getting approval from the National Standardization Management Committee, said the ministry. 

The blockchain committee is chaired by MIIT deputy minister Chen Zhaoxiong, and includes five vice presidents - all government staff - including the one from People's Bank of China Digital Currency Research Institute.

Other members of the committee include executives from notable companies and universities, such as Baidu, Ten­cent, Huawei, Peking Uni­ver­sity, Tsinghua Uni­ver­sity, Fu­dan Uni­ver­sity, and more.

Notably, Tencent and its affiliates filed for the most blockchain patents in 2019, as The Block reported last week. Out of a total of over 5,800, Tencent group filed 718 blockchain patents.

The MIIT is seeking public feedback on the committee members until May 12, 2020. "If you have different opinions, please feedback them to the Science and Technology Department of the Ministry [...] and email to KJBZ@miit.gov.cn," said the ministry.

Here's the list of all 71 members of the committee:

Serial number

Name

Committee duties

Employer

Position / Title

Chen Zhaoxiong

Chairman

Ministry of Industry and Information Technology

Deputy Minister

Xie Shaofeng

Vice President

Ministry of Industry and Information Technology

Director of Information Technology Development Division

Fan Shujian

Vice President

Ministry of Industry and Information Technology

Deputy Director of Science and Technology Department

Zhao Bo

Vice President

China Electronics Standardization Institute

Dean

Liu Duo

Vice President

China Information and Communication Research Institute

Dean

Di Gang

Vice President

People's Bank of China Digital Currency Research Institute

Vice Director

Li Ying

Committee member

Information Technology Development Department, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology

First-level inspector

Sun Wenlong

Member and Secretary

China Electronics Standardization Institute

associate dean

Shi Huikang

Member and Deputy Secretary-General

Information Technology Development Department, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology

Director

10 

Liao Yimin

Member and Deputy Secretary-General

Information Technology Bureau of the Office of the Central Cybersecurity and Information Technology Committee

Director

11 

Hu Chunming

Member and Deputy Secretary-General

Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Deputy Dean / Professor, School of Computer

12 

Cai Liang

Member and Deputy Secretary-General

Zhejiang University

Deputy Dean / Professor of School of Software

13 

Jiang Guangzhi

Committee member

Beijing Municipal Bureau of Economy and Information Technology

Deputy Inspector

14 

Zhang Ying

Committee member

Shanghai Economic and Information Commission

deputy director

15 

Wu Junqing

Committee member

Zhejiang Provincial Department of Economy and Information Technology

Deputy Director

16 

Yang Pengfei

Committee member

Guangdong Provincial Department of Industry and Information Technology

Deputy Director

17 

Chi Yu

Committee member

Jiangsu Provincial Department of Industry and Information Technology

Deputy Director

18 

Gao Kun

Committee member

Jiangxi Provincial Department of Industry and Information Technology

Director

19 

Hu Jianping

Committee member

National Health Commission of the People's Republic of China

Deputy Director of Statistical Information Center

20 

She Guiqing

Committee member

Beijing Internet Court

associate dean

twenty one 

He Xiaolong

Committee member

National Industrial Information Security Development Research Center

Deputy Director of the Center

twenty two 

Wang Yunhui

Committee member

The Fifth Institute of Electronics, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology

vice director

twenty three 

Yu Xiuming

Committee member

China Electronics Standardization Institute

deputy director

twenty four 

Wei Kai

Committee member

China Information and Communication Research Institute

vice director

25 

Liu Quan

Committee member

China Electronic Information Industry Development Institute

Senior engineer

26 

Yang Chen

Committee member

China Information Security Research Institute Co., Ltd.

Director of general department

27 

Chen Qiwei

Committee member

People's court

Chief Engineer of Information Technology Service Center

28 

Qin Rongsheng

Committee member

Beijing National Accounting Institute

Dean

29 

Chen Kang

Committee member

Tsinghua University

Associate Professor

30 

Chen Zhong

Committee member

Beijing the University of

professor

31 

Zhu Jianming

Committee member

Central University of Finance and Economics

Dean / Professor of School of Information

32 

Zhu Liehuang

Committee member

Beijing Institute of Technology

associate dean

33 

Qi Feng

Committee member

Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications

professor

34 

Kan Haibin

Committee member

Fudan University

Professor of School of Computer Science and Technology

35 

Zhang Xiaodan

Committee member

Institute of Information Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Associate Researcher

36 

Ge Yangyang

Committee member

Department of Vascular Surgery, PLA General Hospital

Postdoctor

37 

Wang Li

Committee member

Shenzhen Research Institute of Beihang University

associate dean

38 

Sun Yi

Committee member

Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

researcher

39 

Xu Wei

Committee member

Tsinghua University

Associate Professor

40 

Li Xiaoqiang

Committee member

China Internet Investment Fund Management Co., Ltd.

General manager

41 

Zhou Yu

Committee member

People's Bank of China Financial Technology Research Center

Chief Expert of Blockchain

42 

Zhang Yifeng

Committee member

China Banknote Credit Card Industry Development Co., Ltd. Hangzhou Blockchain Technology Research Institute

Dean

43 

Li Ming

Committee member

Beijing Saixi Technology Development Co., Ltd.

Senior engineer

44 

Zhang Xiaojun

Committee member

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd

Blockchain project director

45 

Du Yu

Committee member

Shanghai Wanxiang Blockchain Co., Ltd.

Deputy General Manager

46 

Li Bin

Committee member

Shenzhen Qianhai Wezhong Bank Co., Ltd.

Chief Researcher of FinTech

47 

Li Xuefeng

Committee member

Zhongan Information Technology Service Co., Ltd.

CTO

48 

Hao Han

Committee member

Xiamen Anne Co., Ltd.

CTO

49 

Liu Tiancheng

Committee member

Easy to see Tianshu Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd.

CTO

50 

Zhai Xinlei

Committee member

JD Digital Technology Holdings Limited

Blockchain Director

51 

Li Maocai

Committee member

Shenzhen Tencent Computer System Co., Ltd.

General Manager of Blockchain Technology

52 

Xiao Wei

Committee member

Baidu Online Network Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd.

Director of Blockchain Lab

53 

Zuo Peng

Committee member

Shanghai Jinqiu Information Technology Co., Ltd.

President

54 

Liao Yaling

Committee member

Shanghai Zhangxingbao (Network) Technology Co., Ltd.

General Manager of Blockchain Division

55 

An Hongzhang

Committee member

China Electronics Technology Network Information Security Co., Ltd.

Director of Blockchain R & D Center             

56 

Yang Meng

Committee member

Shenzhen Huada Life Science Research Institute

Deputy Director of Big Data Center

57 

Luo Hongwei

Committee member

Zhejiang Ant Small and Micro Financial Services Group Co., Ltd.

Director of Standards

58 

Li Wei

Committee member

Hangzhou Fun Chain Technology Co., Ltd.

CEO

59 

Zhou Yan

Committee member

Shanghai Distribution Information Technology Co., Ltd. Beijing Branch

General manager

60 

Zhang Hedong

Committee member

Jiangsu Hengwei Information Technology Co., Ltd.

General manager

61 

Wang Dong

Committee member

State Grid Blockchain Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd.

General manager

62 

Zhang Liangjie

Committee member

Kingdee International Software Group Co., Ltd.

technical director

63 

Gao Yongchao

Committee member

Shandong Computing Center (National Supercomputing Jinan Center)

Engineering Technology Application Researcher

64 

Xie Hongjun

Committee member

Matrix Element Technology (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

Chief operating officer

65 

Tang Bo

Committee member

Sichuan Changhong Electric Co., Ltd.

chief scientist

66 

Chen Jisheng

Committee member

Fujian Provincial Blockchain Development Promotion Association

Vice president

67 

Li Wenhua

Committee member

Huaxuan Dingsheng (Beijing) Technology Co., Ltd.

Chairman and CEO

68 

Qian Hui

Committee member

Beijing Jiuqi Software Co., Ltd.

Vice President

69 

Geng Jianhua

Committee member

Beijing Aershan Blockchain Alliance Technology Co., Ltd.

Vice President of R & D

70 

Lin Cheng

Committee member

Ping An International Smart City Technology Co., Ltd.

Solution General Manager

71 

Long Fan

Committee member

Shanghai Shutu Blockchain Research Institute

Dean

Source: MIIT 


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