Bitget Welcomes Gracy Chen As Managing Director
Bitget marked the first major hire of 2022 with the appointment of Gracy Chen as Managing Director, who will lead Bitget’s growth strategies at a time of hyper-global expansion for our platform.
Accelerating Bitget’s global expansion
We are thrilled to announce the appointment on June 1st, 2022 of Gracy Chen to the newly created position, Managing Director.
Having witnessed the tremendous growth at Bitget since its launch in 2018, Chen was inspired to rejoin the Fin-tech industry and devote her full attention to the crypto space. Upon her appointment, Chen will oversee the growth and expansion of global markets, strategy, execution, business, and corporate development of Bitget. She will also be elevating Bitget’s voice and presence in the broader crypto ecosystem and assisting the brand to further flourish under her leadership.
Bitget’s commitment to providing first-rate services has resulted in our customer base of more than 2 million users from over 50 countries around the world. Earlier this year, Bitget has been growing at an unprecedented pace with our derivatives trading volume reaching an all-time high of $8.69 billion, representing a 300% growth when compared to the previous year.
Commenting on Chen’s appointment, CEO of Bitget, Sandra Lou said, “We are extremely pleased to have a seasoned professional like Gracy to join us, and look forward to leveraging her expertise in the space to further strengthen our growth strategies across international markets.”
A journey to foster the expansive bridge to the vast web of crypto
“It is an exciting time to join a crypto platform that is leading the growth in global derivatives trading. I have always been an avid investor in crypto and related ventures. As an early investor of BitKeep, Bitget’s sister company, and Asia’s leading decentralized wallet, I have witnessed the brand’s development and growth throughout the years. I am elated to be joining an organization full of driven and intelligent individuals, and to guide Bitget to chart even higher growths as the portal that transcends Web2 and Web3, connecting CeFi and DeFi, resulting in an expansive bridge to the vast web of crypto.” said, Gracy Chen.
Chen joins Bitget having held executive roles at XRSPACE, a VR technology company headquartered in Taipei. Invited by Peter Chou, Chairman of XRSPACE, Chen oversaw and led the marketing and business development functions, as well as government and public relations in the region. Formerly an anchor and producer at Phoenix TV’s technology and finance channel, one of the largest media conglomerates in China, Chen has reported on financial news and events extensively, including the World Economic Forum.
Chen was named a Global Shaper by the World Economic Forum in 2015. A graduate of the National University of Singapore, Chen will also be pursuing an MBA degree at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.