Blockchain 2.0

Anthony Lai

CEO, WB Fleming

Anthony has been in the banking and financial services industry for more than 20 years. He started his career with Arthur Andersen in the UK. He subsequently joined the financial services sector in the area of investment banking, focusing on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and assisted private companies to go public via IPO. Anthony headed regional teams at investment banks including Barclays Capital, Royal Bank of Scotland and Deutsche Bank.
Anthony is a blockchain advocate and is actively involved in the blockchain community. He is currently a Technical Advisory Board Member of the Global Skill Development Council (Switzerland & USA) aiming at training a new generation of Blockchain and Six Sigma professionals. Anthony is a mentor at Muru-D, an Australia Telco-backed accelerator and a mentor at Start-up Ready, the first Thai Government-backed pre-accelerator program. He regularly mentors startups and also provides strategic advisory to several companies that had successfully launched ICOs in the past year.

Anthony is a frequent speaker at major blockchain conferences and events globally such as Blockchain Economic Forum (Singapore, San Francisco), Asean Blockchain Economic Summit, Singapore Blockchain Summit, Blockchain Insiders Event, Blockchain Investors Summit, Block Live Asia, Crypto Expo Asia and others.

Anthony has authored 2 books, Global Strategies for Asian Businesses and Guide to Successful ICOs.

Anthony graduated from the University of Warwick in the UK and he has completed an executive leadership program from Cornell University.