The TRON Foundation, based in Singapore, has announced the hiring of renown ‘Big Data’ expert Lucien Chen, who be responsible for the main blockchain development of TRON.

Previously, Chen has worked for Tencent and Alibaba, and has officially joined the TRON team as Technical Lead, managing TRON’s global technical teams and arranging all project development schedules.

Lucien Chen has served in many first-tier Internet companies, such as Netease (NASDAQ:NTES), Youdao, Tencent (00700.HK), Qihoo 360(NASDAQ:QIHU) and SM search (Alibaba P8 +). With capabilities of developing million-level system architecture, Chen has rich experience in big data, advertising algorithms, DMP systems, BT systems, CTR platforms and high concurrent system framework designs.

Chen also has proven experience in operations, strategic planning and business integration, plus a deep understanding of cryptography, following and investing in Bitcoin from an early stage.

Lucien Chen said, “I believe that the blockchain is the base for all future technological developments, and the TRON project is the starting point for the future online entertainment scene. I am looking forward to growing with TRON, and working together to create a new world.”

Justin Sun, the founder of TRON, said, “Mr. Chen has an excellent occupational background and profound professional expertise. His technical strength and knowledge will help TRON reach its professional goals according to the challenging timescales we have set. I believe that with Mr. Chen leading our team, TRON will live up to the expectations of our supporters.”

TRON is a blockchain-based decentralized protocol that aims to construct a worldwide free content entertainment system, complete with distributed storage technology. The protocol allows each user to freely publish, store and own their own data. As the TRON blockchain is in an autonomous form, the platform decides the distribution, subscription and push of content, thus forming a decentralized content entertainment ecosystem.

TRON was founded by Justin Sun, the former Chief Representative of Ripple in Greater China, and according to coinmarketcap.com, the authoritative virtual currency information website, the total market value of TRON official tokens (TRX) has ranked in the Top 40 with a value of more than $160 million.

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