COBINHOOD Exchange Names Jill Shih As Chief Executive Officerbr>
COBINHOOD, the cryptocurrency exchange, has named Jill Shih as Chief Executive Officer. Shih brings more than 18 years of experience in product user experience, project management, and development across mobile Internet and software industries.
The past ten years have been a technology boom for China, and Shih has played a significant role as part of the next generation of technology companies in the country. Before joining COBINHOOOD, Shih built and managed cross-region teams at corporations such as Cheetah Mobile, NQ Mobile, Microsoft and Trend Micro in multiple countries in Asia including China, Taiwan and Japan.
While at Cheetah Mobile, Shih managed several teams of more than 200 employees with skill sets in various areas of the technology industry. Much of Shih‘s role consisted of team-building and reorganization.
“I am honored and excited to become part of a fun and fast-paced company that is widely respected in the blockchain industry,” said Shih. “I believe blockchain technology will bring a huge impact to our world in the near future, and COBINHOOD as at the forefront of that disruption. As someone interested in blockchain, COBINHOOD caught my attention because of their innovative team of young and energetic top talent in blockchain technology, that share my goals for wanting to make something great in the industry. Through my leadership, and experience with top-tier technology companies from across the globe, I look forward to keeping COBINHOOD on the frontier of this modernization,” said Shih.
“We are very proud of how COBINHOOD has grown since the company’s founding in 2017,” said Wei-Ning Huang, co-founder and CTO of COBINHOOD. “For the last year, COBINHOOD has been disrupting the cryptocurrency industry as the world’s first zero-trading-fee exchange platform. We also paved the way for upcoming innovative ICO projects that will continue to shape our industry, by working with them and supporting them through their ICO’s,” said Huang. “With Jill joining the COBINHOOD team as CEO, we have a strong and passionate leader who will take the company’s goals and innovative spirit to the next level.”
Shih also serves as the executive director for the DEXON Foundation, a native blocklattice technology project designed to become the infrastructure for the future of the decentralized internet founded by COBINHOOD’s co-founders, Popo Chen and Wei-Ning Huang.
As executive director, Shih is focused on building up a comprehensive blockchain ecosystem which will help solve many of the difficulties and pain points in the current blockchain industry.