Senior technical expert, entrepreneur. Former CTO of WanCloud, co-founder of IRIS. He received a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in automation control from Tsinghua University and a Master’s degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Maryland. He has won many awards during his six years at IBM. He also holds a US invention patent and has published several professional papers in several academic journals. Prior to joining Border Intelligence, Mr. Xi also served as the CTO of WanCloud, a subsidiary of Wanxiang Blockchain Co., Ltd., which was established in early 2017.