Changpeng Zhao

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Changpeng “CZ” Zhao is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of popular cryptocurrency exchange Binance. Before founding Binance, which is headquartered in the crypto friendly nation of Malta, Zhao served as the Head of Development at and the Chief Technology Officer at OKCoin. Born in Jiangsu province of China, Zhao and his family moved to Canada in the 1980s, later obtaining a degree in computer science from McGill University. 

Zhao has also worked as the Head of Tradebook Futures Development for Bloomberg and for the Tokyo Stock Exchange, developing software for trading for both entities. He had also founded BijieTech, an exchange systems provider, in 2015.

Changpeng Zhao is a prominent member of the cryptocommunity and is considered one of the most highly influential individuals in the space. Binance has quickly risen to prominence as an exchange that serves users on a global level, making a remarkable rise to world’s top cryptocurrency exchanges by trading volume in under a year.

Zhao is also popular among investors and cryptocurrency enthusiasts and his statements often make headlines. Not one to shy away from making an opinion, Zhao frequently offers updates and analyses on Twitter and in blog posts, words which are heeded quite closely by the crypto markets. This extraordinary saw Zhao become a billionaire in under a year, a story that has been repeatedly covered by media outlets. 

As Binance continues to implement more features and offer new services, and expand to new regions, such as America, the exchange is only predicted to grow even further.

How Binance Gets Away with Whatever, Whenever

12 Dec 2019 1 minute read 3 comments Ivy Samboh

The only truly tangible aspect of the largest crypto exchange platform, Binance, is its CEO- Changpeng Zhao. Other than CZ and his large Twitter personality, the rest of the billion-dollar company is more or less a giant ghost.  Since its founding in...

A quick history about CZ Changpeng Zhao to Binance BNB.

9 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Crypto Beeporter!

In early 2017, Binance held an ICO in July of the said year and it was founded by Chinese Entrepreneurs, investors, Businessman Changpeng Zhao or CZ.  CZ is a Chinese-Canadian business executive who owned the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange b...

Binance CEO, CZ recommends 10 books for the holidays

1 Dec 2019 5 minute read 0 comments BlessedBoy

As expected, the end of the year is approaching, which means that soon, there will be vacations for everyone, even for traders, investors, or Binance workers. That is why the Binance CEO wanted to offer a list of interesting books to be read during t...

Binance Acquires India’s Leading Digital Asset Platform WazirXIndia: What is Next?

21 Nov 2019 3 minute read 0 comments ModernEuler

As a global cryptocurrency exchange and blockchain ecosystem, Binance should be on the radar of anyone who is interested in cryptocurrency and the digital asset ecosystem.  After its launch in 2017, Binance climbed the ladder of success incredibly fa...

Changpeng Zhao, CEO of the largest cryptocurrency exchange (binance) intervenes on the Chinese CBDC

14 Nov 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Roberto D.

During BlockShow Asia 2019, two days dedicated to the blockchain world and just left for Singapore, Changpeng Zhao, CEO of binance (the first exchange in the world by volume) wanted to have his say on the imminent launch of the Chinese CBDC; accordin...

Binance US Breaches $10 Million Daily Volume

24 Oct 2019 1 minute read 0 comments takitachibana

There’s a first time for everything. It was announced that cryptocurrency exchange Binance US has seen $10,481,000 in daily traded volume according to its CEO Catherine Coley. After being live since September 24, this is the first time it reaches thi...

Famous Turkish economist Erkan Oz interviewed the CEO of Binance, Changpeng Zhao!

9 Sep 2019 1 minute read 2 comments Sedat34

Famous Turkish economist Erkan Oz interviewed the CEO of Binance, Changpeng Zhao!   Renowned economist Erkan Oz interviewed Changpeng Zhao (CZ), CEO of Binance, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange. In an interview published in Hurriyet, Zhao...

Binance CEO Says He's Not into Lambos. BNB Soars Despite Selfie FUD

9 Aug 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Ed-california

Binance has had an interesting few days, what with the reports about a hacker leaking selfies that users sent to the exchange for verification. Tens of thousands of selfies were reportedly leaked, all from February 2018, when Binance had hired a thir...

CONTENTOS up more then 100%

8 Aug 2019 1 minute read 0 comments cryptonewz

Contentos is a decentralized content ecosystem which awards users for uploading videos, photos and other material Contentos got listed on Binance dex few weeks ago and got listed on Binance on Aug 3 which is not a surprise since one of the investors...

Binance hack, a stark reminder of why alternative KYC solutions are critical

8 Aug 2019 1 minute read 0 comments

Binance, one of the most trusted names in the Crypto space has been facing some hurdles recently.  The woes started when over 7000 Bitcoins were stolen last year from the exchange. For the massive trading volume and the trust people have come to plac...