On 28 September 2023, a panel of experts convened at SMU to delve into the realms of on-chain data and Web3 security. SMU Associate Professor of Computer Science and Advisor, SMU Blockchain Club Zhu Feida, was the moderator. The panel featured luminaries including Aby Huang, the CEO of SlowMist, a prominent blockchain security firm; Neal, CEO of BugRap, a decentralised bug bounty platform; Anndy Lian, an advisor at Bybit, a global cryptocurrency exchange; and Xiaolin Wen, a research scientist at SMU. Xiaolin Wen shared his views on how on-chain data analytics contributes intelligence and innovation to blockchain security. Assoc Prof Zhu separately offered insights into the future of Web3 security. The event was organised by Moledao in conjunction with an MOU signing between SMU and SlowMist.
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- “NFT: From Zero to Hero” and “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”.