Jihan Wu has served as the sole director of Bitdeer since January 2021. He co-founded BitMain Technologies Holding Company (“BitMain”) in 2013, and served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BitMain from September 2018 to January 2021. Mr. Wu has been a director of Matrixport since 2019. Mr. Wu obtained dual bachelor’s degrees in both Economics and Psychology from Peking University in 2009.
Linghui Kong has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Bitdeer since January 2021. He served as the head of Application Software Department of BitMain Technologies Holding Company (“BitMain”) from April 2018 to December 2020. Prior to that, Mr. Kong served as a senior software architect of Tencent Technology Beijing Co., Ltd. from April 2011 to March 2018. Mr. Kong obtained a master’s degree in Telecommunication and Information System from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications in 2008 and a bachelor’s degree in Telecommunication Engineering from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications in 2005.
Jianchun Liu has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Bitdeer since January 2021, responsible for business operations. He has been a director of BitMain since January 2021. Prior to that, Mr. Liu served as the financial director of BitMain from 2016 to 2021. Mr. Liu obtained an MBA from University of Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2017 and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Renmin University of China in 2000.
Haris Basit has served as Bitdeer’s Chief Strategy Officer since May 2023. Prior to joining Bitdeer, Mr. Basit co-founded a number of successful start-ups and held leadership roles in semiconductor and renewable energy firms, including Averatek, Cryplex, and Multigig. Mr. Basit holds a BS and an MS in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana.