Sam Lee is the founder and CEO of Blockchain Global Limited. Under his vision and leadership, the company has invested more than $300 million in 80 blockchain-enabled companies and projects. Blockchain Global is a leading multinational enterprise which focuses on the commercialization of blockchain technology through international blockchain investments, blockchain innovation hubs, and network infrastructure services.
The company has advised governments in Australia, Montenegro, Pakistan, and Japan towards the enactment of blockchain regulations and has invested and helped developed a myriad of publicly listed companies, such as Path Corporation (TYO: 3840), a leading Japanese blockchain-enabled fintech company primarily engaged in e-commerce.
In 2014, Mr. Lee founded the Blockchain Centre, the world’s first non-profit innovation hub dedicated to promoting blockchain education and awareness. Blockchain Centre has partnered with relevant government stakeholders in Australia, China, Russia, Lithuania, the U.S., and UAE; leading to the establishment of physical blockchain technology knowledge hubs across a footprint of 16 cities. Moreover, Blockchain Centre has signed an MOU with Austrade to cooperate globally in promoting, hosting, and coordinating blockchain and digital economy events, in addition to establishing strategic partnerships with technology giants such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, and IBM.
Mr. Lee is a prominent member of the industry, with multiple speaking engagements and keynote addresses at international conferences, such as the World Economic Forum, Future Investment Initiative, APAC Blockchain, and Consensus. He is a frequent guest and blockchain commentator on Bloomberg, CNN Money, CNBC, BBC, CCTV, The Australian, China Daily, and China Business Network.