Who is CZ? Six Facts about Binance’s CEO and CoFounder

by BSC News

February 6, 2023


Here we learn about some fun and personal facts about the face of the world's largest crypto exchange.

Six Facts about CZ Binance

Binance is the largest cryptocurrency company by several metrics. Whether it is daily trading volume or active users, Binance runs away with many important verticles. Add the success of BNB Chain as the most active and second most voluminous blockchain, and the ecosystem of Binance proliferates stronger than any across the crypto industry.

That makes CEO and CoFounder, Changpeng Zhao, affectionately known as CZ, one of the most influential figures in the space. Following the crash of Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX empire, there is a strong case to make that CZ is the most influential figure in all of the crypto space.

But who is this influential figure? Here we will take a look at six quick and easy facts to know more about CZ, the man. Let’s dive in!

CZ out on the slopes! | Source

Six Facts about CZ Binance:

1. CZ was born in Jiangsu, China, and grew up in Vancouver, Canada.

2. Before founding Binance, CZ worked in finance and tech. He also co-founded other companies like Fusion Systems and OKCoin.

3. CZ admits to having an unorganized workspace. He keeps his room, desk, and/or suitcase a mess.

4. CZ has become a billionaire through Binance and is one of the richest icons in crypto. Despite his meteoric rise, he plans to donate up to 99% of his wealth.

5. CZ does not watch sports or movies. He also admits to not liking social media despite spending considerable time on Twitter.

6. CZ lists Fallen Dragon by Peter Hamilton as his favorite science fiction novel and one of his all-time favorite books.

What is Binance:

Binance positions itself as the world’s leading blockchain ecosystem and crypto-asset infrastructure provider with a financial product suite that includes the largest digital asset exchange by volume. The Binance platform aims to increase the freedom of money for users and features a comprehensive portfolio of crypto-asset products and offerings, including trading and finance, education, data and research, social good, investment and incubation, decentralization, and infrastructure solutions.

Where to find Binance:

Website | Twitter | Discord | Telegram |

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