Hongfei Da is the founder of Neo, a leading open source blockchain platform that is building the infrastructure of the next-gen Internet with a vision to create a smart economy. As a pioneer in the international blockchain technology space, he founded AntShares in 2014 which was later renamed to Neo in June 2017. Leveraging on his extensive experience and expertise in blockchain technologies and innovations, he is widely recognized as a pioneering and visionary leader in the blockchain industry.
Erik is the founder and a core developer of Neo, author of the dBFT consensus mechanism. He is an expert on blockchain technology and information security, as well as a strong advocate for open source development. He leads Neo's global developer communities to continuously innovate, apply and promote technology in the blockchain field. Currently he is leading the development of Neo3, enhancing the developer experience, to get ready for enterprise blockchain applications.