Dr. David Zou Chuanwei is the Chief Economist at HashKey Group and Wanxiang Blockchain. Between 2006 and 2019, Dr. Zou held various positions in China Investment Corporation (CIC) and Nanhu Finance Corporation. In 2015, he was a winner of the 1st Sun Yefang Prize for Financial Innovation (China’s top prize for economists) and the 5th China Soft Science Prize for his research on FinTech. In 2013, 2014, 2017 and 2021, Dr. Zou’s books were listed as the “financial books of the year” by the China Business Network. In 2019, he was named one of the “top 10 institutional economists of the year” by China Business Network. He has a Ph.D. in Economics from Tsinghua University, a Mid-Career MPA from Harvard University, an M.A. in Economics and B.S. in Statistics from Peking University.