Co-Founder and CEO, KuCoin Exchange

Johnny Lyu is the Co-Founder and CEO of KuCoin, a global leading cryptocurrency exchange. Founded in 2017, KuCoin has grown into one of the top five crypto exchanges and already has over 10 million registered users across 207 countries and regions around the world. In November 2018, KuCoin received $20 million (USD) round A funding from IDG Capital and Matrix Partners. In 2021, Forbes Advisor named KuCoin as one of the Best Crypto Exchanges of 2021. At KuCoin, Johnny leads the company’s day-to-day operations of KuCoin, Spot trading, Earn, as well as the expansion and prosperity of the KCS ecosystem. He used to lead the listing, business development, and investment team, and he is also the main contributor behind Spotlight, Earn. Before founding KuCoin, Johnny has accumulated abundant experience in the e-commerce, auto, and luxury industries.