Chinese President Speeds Up Blockchain Research

China’s blockchain frenzy, which sparked rallies in an array of companies, has catapulted one academic into the limelight. Meet Chen Chun, a 63-year-old computer-science professor and an expert at a government-backed think tank. At a meeting last week, it was his job to brief Chinese President Xi Jinping and other senior officials at the Communist Party’s Politburo on the merits of blockchain—the open-ledger technology underpinning cryptocurrencies like bitcoin.

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