Bill Tai is the creator of the annual Blockchain Summit on Necker Island and helped launch Australia's first ICO Power Ledger. Power Ledger enables the sale of surplus renewable energy generated at residential and commercial developments.He is a major investor in startups and Blockchain. He serves as Board Director (Strategy Chair) at Bitfury, and Board Chairman of Hut8, North America's largest publicly listed crypto mining operation. His venture into cryptocurrency began in 2001 as a contributor in SecondLife. He is a trained chip designer with an MBA from Harvard. He is a lead seed investor in Canva, Color Genomics, Safety Culture, Tweetdeck/Twitter, Wish.com and Zoom Video. He serves on the World Economic Forum's Technology Pioneer Committee and is an Adjunct Professor of Innovation at Curtin University in Australia. He also cofounded ACTAI Global a 501(c)3 dedicated to preserving the ocean and its related ecosystems.