Bobby Lee

Bobby Lee

Founder and CEO of Ballet

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Bobby Lee is an entrepreneur in the cryptocurrency industry, and he founded his second startup, Ballet, in early 2019. Ballet aims to drive global adoption of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Previously, Lee was the Co-founder and CEO of BTCC (formerly BTCChina), the first bitcoin exchange in China, and the leading bitcoin financial platform worldwide. BTCC was acquired in January of 2018. Before BTCC, Lee was Vice President of Technology for Walmart's e-commerce business in China. Previously he was the CTO of SMG BesTV New Media, the largest IPTV operator in China with the most subscribers globally. He moved to Shanghai in 2007 and started off at EMC’s China Center of Excellence, as Director of Software Engineering, with responsibilities for Cloud Computing and Cloud Storage.

Lee currently serves on the board of Bitcoin Foundation, a non-profit organization that fosters the adoption of bitcoin globally.

In 2020, He predicted that Bitcoin will hit $1 million in 5-10 years, after two more bubbles. He also demonstrated the Ballet non-electronic hardware wallet in CES in Las Vegas in Jan 2020. Ballet has reached $21 million in customer deposit in Dec 2020 after a year since launch.

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