Aug 24, 2018
Crypto Podcast Interview with Zhuling Chen.
Zhuling Chen is the Co-founder of aelf, the Asia-based cloud computing blockchain network. aelf is a smart contract platform that will allow businesses to take full advantage of blockchain technology and will transform complex business operations in the future.
An MIT graduate, Zhulin is a consulting veteran at the global strategy consulting firm, Roland Berger, and has advised multiple multinational corporations and governments in the past.
Having graduated from a rigorous MIT-SUTD Dual Masters’ programme with a degree in Engineering in Manufacturing, Zhuling has covered all aspects of the manufacturing business, including fundamental manufacturing engineering knowledge, case studies in supply chain management, and business-related topics.
On today's tech podcast, Zhuling provides valuable insight on the different commercial requirements for blockchain across various industries, and what technical features are best suited for improving system efficiency.
I also learn how Zhuling is an advocate of peer-to-peer learning and an open-source approach to blockchain for advancing commercial adoption.
Understanding the importance of working with people from multiple disciplines to achieve business objectives, aelf recently launched the Innovation Alliance, a coalition of some of the most prominent and influential industry players to provide expert counsel on how to best integrate blockchain technology into business.
aelf recently released its highly-anticipated testnet results, following a successful launch that lay the groundwork for customizable, blockchain-based commercial solutions. The initial testnet achieved 15,000 transactions per second (TPS), which is an important development in the commercialized application of public chains.
The results highlighted three key differentiators to both 2.0 and 3.0 networks already developed and in development: Speed, scalability, and replicability of the testnet. Zhuling discusses the current issues associated with blockchain scalability and just how aelf is striving to overcome these issues.
Our conversation also covers the following areas of the industry.