FastCompany, the leading financial magazine in USA, released the list of the 100 Most Creative People in Business in China 2017. As co-founder of IEXEC, Dr. Haiwu He, is selected into the list. Dr. Haiwu He received his master’s degree and doctorate from French National University of Lille in 2002 and 2005, and completed his postdoctoral research at the Paris XI University in 2007. His research focuses on P2P distributed systems, cloud computing and big data, with more than 30 journals and conference papers published. In 2015, he came back to China with several advanced technologies in cloud computing. He hopes to become a pioneer of application and development in blockchain technology industry.
Fast company launched its annual China creative people list in 2014, inside into the business trends and changes of each year from perspective of people. It is worth mentioning that the affirmation of value by FastCompany, is not based on the valuation of the company, but in the selected characters in their own field of pioneering ideas, profound influence and its practice.
Being selected into list this year, FastComany believes that Dr. Haiwu He won this honor due to his “commitment to building a cloud platform with blockchain and sharing the global idle computing power”. IEXEC, which he cofounded, built a virtual global distributed cloud computing infrastructure based on the Ethereum block chain, enabling global computing integration and providing idle computing capacity to customers in need. At the same time, the heat generated by the computing facilities distributed in various places can achieve zero emission green computing through transactions. The technology will bring about a new revolution in traditional computing.
The list includes Ding Lei, NetEase founder (cross border rail traffic maker), BYD founder Wang Chuanfu, Baidu COO Lu Qi, and mathematician Qiu Chengtong. The 100 winners, no matter what industry they’re into, are all building game changing products in their field and showed advanced business best practices.