Ms. Zann Kwan brings with her 16 years of professional experience in finance and investments before becoming a fintech entrepreneur focusing on bitcoin and blockchain technology.
Her team brought in the first public bitcoin machine in Asia, installed in Citylink Mall in Central Singapore. Her team is currently working on products and services to increase the usability and accessibility of digital currencies and to develop innovative solutions based on the blockchain technology. She has been featured on Wall Street Journal, the Straits Times, the Business Times, MyPaper, Singapore Radio 93.8 and leading publications on cryptocurrencies. She is also a frequent speaker and panelist on forums and seminars on Digital Currencies.
Before founding CoinStreet and Bitcoin Exchange, Ms Kwan was Vice President with the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC) in Real Estate. Ms Kwan started her career in financial audit with Arthur Andersen and KPMG in Singapore and the United States. Thereafter, she worked in investment management. Before moving back to Singapore, she was the Vice President of Acquisitions in Andalex Group, a real estate developer and investor in New York City. Ms Kwan is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder, Chartered Accountant (CA, Singapore) and a Fellow of Chartered Certified Accountant (FCCA). She is also a board member of ACCESS, the Association of Crypto-Currency Enterprises and Start-ups Singapore