Dr. Duncan WONG  (PHD, Northeastern University)

  • Founder and CEO, CryptoBLK
  • Former VP, Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI)

CryptoBLK is a technology company focusing on building and operating Blockchain enterprise solutions for the global financial market. CryptoBLK is specializing in developing trade finance, and asset management platforms. CryptoBLK also has a Blockchain platform called DLTapp-as-a-Service (DaaS) which supports hybrid deployment on both cloud and on-premises.

Before founding CryptoBLK, Dr Wong was in charge of the Financial Technologies (FinTech) Initiative of the largest R&D Center in Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI). The FinTech Initiative focused on Cybersecurity, Blockchain or Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), Artificial Intelligence, Big Data Analytics, and Machine Learning.

Before joining ASTRI in 2014, Dr Wong had been a professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, then the City University of Hong Kong for 12 years, and tenured in the Department of Computer Science at City University of Hong Kong in 2009.  Information Security, Cryptography, and Blockchain technologies are his primary R&D interests, in particular, cryptographic systems, encryption and digital signature, and crypto-currencies.

Dr Wong has authored over 200 publications in Cryptography and Information Security, and has served as a member including the chair of the program committee for over 100 international conferences in cryptography and information security.

Training Expertise: Blockchain and Cryptocurrency