Justin Sun, born in 1990, is a tech entrepreneur, the founder of the cryptocurrency platform TRON and current CEO of BitTorrent. Justin Sun holds an M.A. in East Asia Studies from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in History from Peking University. He is also the former chief representative of the Greater China area of Ripple; founder and CEO of mobile social App Peiwo.
When he was 26, Sun was chosen by Jack Ma to study at Hupan University, he was the only millennial among the first graduates of Hupan University. Besides that, he became the cover figure of Yazhou Zhoukan in 2011; Davos Global Youth Leaders in 2014. 2015 CNTV Most noteworthy new entrepreneur; was named Forbes China 30 Under 30 from 2015 through 2017. Sun placed the record-breaking $4.5 million bid to have a private lunch with Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett in June 2019.
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