Bitfury, the leading infrastructure provider for Bitcoin mining and blockchain transactions processing company has officially marked its entry to the Korean blockchain market by announcing the appointment of Eun Chul Lee as Head of its Korea operations.
Lee is a seasoned technology expert and interesting he is also an Olympic gold medal winner. For more than 18 years, he has been the Korea country manager for various Silicon Valley firms like WindRiverSystem, IP Infusion, Treasure Data, and Clustrix Inc. He is also the founder of two companies SiliconValleyTech and IntelR.
As a former Olympian, Lee has represented Korea in five consecutive Olympic games and in 1992, he won a gold medal for rifle shooting in Barcelona.
Currently, Lee is a member of Emercoin’s technical advisory council and is responsible for its promotion and identify opportunities for the company’s system and services. As Bitfury’s Head of Korea operations, Lee will build business relationships in the country’s expanding blockchain industry.
Commenting on the appointment, Valery Vavilov, the CEO of Bitfury said:
“We are thrilled to have Eun join Bitfury to lead our company’s growth in Korea — a significant and expanding part of the global blockchain market.”
“Eun’s years of experience in technology management and his role on the Emercoin advisory council make him the perfect person to lead our growth there and build relationships with Korean businesses and government bodies.”
Commenting on his new role, Eun Chul Lee said:
“I am excited to play a key role leading Bitfury’s business growth in Korea. Blockchain technology will fundamentally change many aspects of our society and may be the most transformative invention since the Internet. I look forward to bringing Bitfury’s state-of-the-art Bitcoin Blockchain products to new customers here.”