Anndy Lian shared his blockchain knowledge with leaders from 20 countries at the closed door event “Strategic Planning Workshop” (SPW) organised by the Asian Productivity Organisation (APO) on 9th July 2019.
This event was held in Japan, Tokyo where APO is headquarted. The SPW is an important event initiated by their Secretary General, Dr Santhi Kanoktanaporn for the senior planning officers. During the event, APO Vision for 2020 were presented. Key topics like blockchain technologies and smart manufacturing are also widely discussed.
Mr. Anndy Lian, Linfinity CEO and also the APO Blockchain Advisor presented an overview of the blockchain industry. He has quoted various used case studies that are published from his book “Blockchain Revolution 2030” and how the forth industrial revolution is built on blockchain and advanced artificial intelligence. He has also identified key industries that will need blockchain technologies- supply chain, medical, gaming and finance as part of his blockchain vision 2030.
”I want to share my blockchain knowledge with more people and I hope the members’ countries can benefit from the insights that I have shared during this senior planning workshop. I want them to understand the real truth behind blockchain technologies and how it can be implemented with ease and efficiently in their countries. We have heard too many myths about blockchain and cryptocurrencies, my session brought all of them back to the reality and together with the right business logics, many of them started to understand how this technology works and it will apply to them.” Anndy Lian said.
Anndy has also advised and will help APO to use blockchain to protect the authenticity of APO certificates. Finally, he sums up his speech by telling everyone that blockchain needs more time to develop and we should increase awareness and reach out to as many people as possible during this stage.
The Asian Productivity Organisation (APO) is an intergovernmental regional organisation and part of the United Nations, established by Convention in 1961 by several governments in Asia to hasten their economic development. The current membership is 20 economies, comprising Bangladesh, Cambodia, Republic of China, Fiji, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Japan, Republic of Korea, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam. These countries/economies pledge to assist each other in their productivity drives in a spirit of mutual cooperation by sharing knowledge, information, and experience.
Anndy hopes to put aside more time to work with APO and their member countries. He looks forward to make a difference using blockchain technologies to secure a better future for everyone. Blockchains are a future technology already with us.
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Anndy Lian is an early blockchain adopter and experienced serial entrepreneur who is known for his work in the government sector. He is a best selling book author “Blockchain Revolution 2030”.
Currently, he is appointed as the Chief Digital Advisor at Mongolia Productivity Organization, championing national digitization. Prior to his current appointments, he was the Chairman of BigONE Exchange, a global top 30 ranked crypto spot exchange and was also the Advisory Board Member for Hyundai DAC, the blockchain arm of South Korea’s largest car manufacturer Hyundai Motor Group. Lian played a pivotal role as the Blockchain Advisor for Asian Productivity Organisation (APO), an intergovernmental organization committed to improving productivity in the Asia-Pacific region.
An avid supporter of incubating start-ups, Anndy has also been a private investor for the past eight years. With a growth investment mindset, Anndy strategically demonstrates this in the companies he chooses to be involved with. He believes that what he is doing through blockchain technology currently will revolutionise and redefine traditional businesses. He also believes that the blockchain industry has to be “redecentralised”.