Lili Zhao Details

Lili Zhao is the director of Neo Global Development, the operational arm of the open-source and community-driven Neo blockchain. Additionally, she is the creator of a non-profit passion project which is devoted to the humanity of digital being. Lili is very excited to unveil the name and ethos of the project at the BlockDown conference and look forward to nurturing it with the community. Lili held board positions at both public-listed companies and non-profit organizations.

Prior to being in the blockchain space, she had leadership roles in diverse sectors such as banking, education, and media. Lili was born in China, holds an MBA from the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland and a Bachelor of Economics from the University of London.

Current Projects

Neo Foundation, Director of Neo Global Development


ZĂĽrich Area, Switzerland


Universität St. Gallen-Hochschule für Wirtschafts-, Rechts- und Sozialwissenschaften, Master of Business Administration (MBA), 2012-2014 ESADE Business School, Programme for Leadership Development, PLD, Business Administration and Management, 2012-2013 ifs School of Finance, Certificate for Financial Advisers (CeFA®), 2010

Previous Projects

Crypto Valley Association, Member of the Board of Directors, 2019-2020 MedMira Inc., Board Member at MedMira, 2018 VETRI, Advisor, 2017-2018