Blockchain’s Bee Token Names Tommy Chheng As Head of Engineeringbr>
Home sharing blockchain Bee Token has added Tommy Chheng as its new head of engineering. Chheng brings expertise from his years at Tumblr, Yahoo, and Qwiki to the platform.
“We’re thrilled to have someone of Tommy’s caliber lead our engineering team,” said Tony Tran, chief technology officer at Bee Token. “His wealth of knowledge and experience leading innovative software development projects is an invaluable addition to our group and is sure to accelerate our mission to utilize cryptocurrency in real world applications.”
Chheng’s guidance was recently solicited as a technical consultant on the popular HBO series Silicon Valley. Chheng has also recently authored The Non-Technical Guide to Web Technologies to educate and spread technology literacy.
“I am very excited by the opportunity to utilize decentralized systems, creating more efficient solutions that eliminate dependencies on middlemen,” Chheng said. “Blockchain systems are the future and I am looking forward to being part of an organization that is bringing the future to the present.”
Before joining Bee Token, Chheng served as an engineer at Tumblr and Qwiki (acquired by Yahoo in 2013). At Yahoo, Chheng led a number of successful software development projects, including an automated Yahoo Finance video creation system.
Chheng holds a B.S. in computer engineering from UC San Diego and a master’s in computer science from UC Irvine.