TRON’s Technical Team Keeps Growing — Former Alibaba Technical Expert Olivier Zhang Joins TRON
On January 15, 2018 Former Alibaba (Technical Expert of Smart Marketing) Olivier Zhang (Zhang Sicong) officially joined TRON as a Senior Technical Engineer responsible for smart contract and related technology development work in TRON.
Olivier has a master’s degree in Beijing Institute of Technology and 10-year experience in Internet and enterprise software development. Besides, he has profound knowledge in search technology, distributed computing and big data platforms. He has worked for Leshi Internet Information & Technology Corp. Beijing, where he was responsible for key big data cross-screen statistics and other related work. And later he joined the Alibaba Group, where he was mainly responsible for the business module of smart marketing platform. In Alibaba, he also led the development team, building a complete set of real-time import tools and an anti-cheat system.
After joining TRON, Olivier will promote the technology architecture upgrade from two aspects of research — smart contract and blockchain.
Olivier said: Working with a group of top engineers with dreams of TRON, to achieve an Internet 4.0 blockchain application platform is a great thing. In the future, TRON will serve countless individuals and business users and will use decentralized blockchain technology to create a global content entertainment ecosystem.
Justin Sun, founder of TRON, said: “At present, TRON is in an explosive growth stage of technology. Recently, we continue to hire top technology experts, which not only allows us to steadily move forward, but also create more opportunities. With the rapid development of the TRON and blockchain technology, our prospect has become broader and more competitive globally. We have made some technological advances now, and gradually we will accelerate technological innovation into the high-level stage of development driven by technological innovation.
TRON is a blockchain-based decentralized protocol that aims to construct a worldwide free content entertainment system with the blockchain and distributed storage technology. The protocol allows each user to freely publish, store and own data, and in the decentralized autonomous form, decides the distribution, subscription and push of contents and enables content creators by releasing, circulating and dealing with digital assets, thus forming a decentralized content entertainment ecosystem.
Tron was founded by Justin Sun, the former chief representative for Greater China of Ripple. Justin was featured in 2015&2017 Forbes China 30 under 30, 2017 Forbes Asia 30 under 30 and was a member of the first batch of entrepreneurs at Hupan University, an elite business school established by Jack Ma, the founder of Alibaba Group.
According to Coinmarketcap by January 5, 2018, Tron is the 6th among the top 10 crypto currencies, with a total market cap over 15.3 billion USD, daily trading volume of 4.6 billion USD, there are at least 350,000 TRX holders around the world.