Changpeng Zhao

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Changpeng Zhao is the Founder and former CEO of Binance. He is originally from Guiyang, Guizhou, and was born in Lianyungang, Jiangsu. He was a member of Blockchain.info and the chief technology officer of OKCoin, and also served as the technical director of Bloomberg. Changpeng Zhao is best known for founding cryptocurrency exchange Binance. His wife is He Yi, the co-founder of Binance, and they have two children together. On November 21, 2023, Changpeng Zhao announced his resignation as CEO.

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