Kenneth has over 10 years of experience in technology and finance. First trained as a mechanical engineer at Imperial College London, he then worked as a trader at Goldman Sachs, an investment bank. Kenneth currently leads Growth and Strategy at Zilliqa, a high-security, high-throughput blockchain startup, based in Singapore.
In 2017, Kenneth founded Blocks Pte Ltd, a distributed ledger technology research firm specialising in blockchain market assessment. He was the lead organiser for De/Centralize 2018, a landmark blockchain conference in Singapore, that involved SGInnovate, leading global blockchain projects, and top-flight Venture Capital funds. Having been involved in blockchain since 2014, he invested in the Ethereum, Cosmos, Tezos projects at seed-stage, and has accumulated a wealth of knowledge on crypto-fund strategies, research & analysis, crypto regulations and market investments.
Singaporean by birth, he is a grassroots leader with the People's Association, and a reserve infantry officer with the Singapore Armed Forces. Kenneth has a keen interest in philosophy and holds an M.A. in Philosophy and Religion from the California Institute of Integral Studies. He is an angel investor in Rev Genomics (YC S17) & Simmer (YC S19), and enjoys speaking and writing about technology.