Prof. Michael Sung is a founding co-director of the Fintech Research Center at the Fanhai International School of Finance at Fudan University. Prof. Sung is also a technology venture builder and investor, having founded various companies over the years in diverse high-tech industries ranging from AI, blockchain, semiconductor, and new materials industries. His applied research includes Fintech policy, crypto economics, asset-backed securitization, as well as finance and business model innovation associated with crypto token economies. In addition, Prof. Sung is focused on developing finance innovation policy as faculty at the Chinese Institute of Economics and Finance, a national-level think tank for central government. Prof. Sung received his Ph.D. in EECS at the MIT Media Lab/Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory as well as a graduate financial engineering degree from MIT Sloan Business School.