September 11, 2019

Cardano Foundation appoints Ryan He to serve the community in China

Bakyt Azimkanov

Global PR, Communications and Marketing Director

Cardano Foundation

The Cardano Foundation – in direct response to the community needs in China and in line with its worldwide expansion plans – has strengthened its Chinese community growth efforts by appointing Ryan He as the new Assistant Community Manager – effective immediately.

In his new role, based in Shanghai, China, Ryan will create the localized strategy and will use his experience in blockchain marketing to improve the engagement with Chinese community. Working together with the global Community Management team, he will work on growing the community in China. He will also focus on promoting Cardano and strengthening its brand in China. Working in collaboration with strategic partners, IOHK and EMURGO, he will advise the Community Management team on scaling the Chinese-speaking Cardano community.

Hinrich Pfeifer, General Secretary of the Cardano Foundation, says:

“With Ryan’s appointment, we are cementing our commitment to the Chinese Cardano community as we continue our international expansion. Ryan’s experience in building communities, his diligence and dedication will only strengthen Cardano’s position in the Chinese-speaking world. And our team growth in China is a direct response to our local community needs and bodes well with our global community growth strategy.”

Prior to joining the Cardano Foundation, Ryan was a Community Manager at Blox, a cryptocurrency accounting company. Before that, he has worked as a Digital Marketing Specialist at JCDecaux and China Telecom. He was also a Community Ambassador of NXT blockchain.

A native of Shanghai, China, Ryan has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education from the Shanghai International Studies University (China).

About the Cardano Foundation: The Cardano Foundation is an independent body based in Zug, Switzerland, with core responsibilities to help oversee and supervise the development of Cardano, the world’s first third-generation blockchain, and its ecosystem. The Foundation is committed to protecting and promoting Cardano, the first blockchain platform developed for smart contracts using a scientific philosophy, and to advocate on behalf of the users and community of the protocol. The Foundation works alongside Input Output HK (IOHK), who are contracted to design and build Cardano, and EMURGO, the for-profit arm working to boost the Cardano ecosystem through commercial ventures. The three entities are wholly separate in governance, ownership and leadership. Find out more: www.CardanoFoundation.org

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