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Web Summit 2019 - Opening Night

Jay Hao


Jay Hao is a tech veteran and seasoned industry leader. He is a firm believer in the potential of blockchain and foresees a future when the technology eliminates all transaction barriers, achieves unparalleled efficiency, and leads to substantial improvements in the global economic system.

As CEO of OKEx, Jay views security, innovation, and reliability as the three core pillars of the company. He serves as a key driving force within the company, pushing forward new innovations aimed at achieving industry breakthroughs. He also places significan emphasis on his role as Chief Customer Service Officer, serving as a important platform through which users can make their voices heard, leading to improvements in OKEx’s prod-ucts and services.

Prior to joining OKEx, Jay served in multiple leadership roles in the blockchain and semiconductor sectors, with over 21 years of industry experience. He has played a key role in the development of a wide range of UVLED, ASIC, FPGA, and multimedia codecs, as well as complex system-on-chip (SOC) design for multime-dia processors and wireless communication systems.