(MARVELS AWARDS of 2019)
On January 29, 2019, “MARVELS AWARDS of 2019” was held in Seoul by the CEO Summit of South Korea. In-depth discussions on “enabling politics, economy, culture and society to revitalize Korean industry” were conducted during the summit. Former head of Korea’s Ministry of Science and Technology; Honorary Professor of the State University of New York, Myung Oh; Korean Congressman Song Hee-young; Korea Blockchain Industries Association, Kim Hyeong-ju; Former South Korean Minister of Environment, Maanee Lee; Dongguo University Blockchain Research Center; Renowned professors from Korea University, and more than 250 enterprises CEO from home and abroad attended the meeting. LINFINITY CEO Anndy Lian was also invited by the host president Park Bong Kyu, and delivered a keynote speech.
(Summit president Park Bong Kyu）
(Former South Korean Minister of Environment, Maanee Lee)
(LINFINITY CEO Anndy Lian and the guests)
In the speech, Anndy Lian introduced the philosophy and the current process LINFINITY anti-counterfeiting solutions. “2019 will be a year of rapid development of blockchain commercialization, and blockchain industry will land a firm foothold on the commercial applications. Besides, people are also beginning to focus more on the application scenarios of blockchain technology itself, and more importantly, an increasing number of governments and academic research institutions are also onboarding, for example, the blockchain industry pilot project in Gyeongbuk Province. LINFINITY will continue to provide full support in the area of anti-counterfeiting by promoting the commercialisation of blockchain with more partnerships with both commercial, political and academic forces.
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”.