Kailong Li | Digit is Unbounded
Date: 2018-11-01

On the evening of October 30th 2018, Li Kailong, founder and CEO of Digital Agency KalpaTech gave a lecture in the 107 classroom of Teaching Building 1, hosted by Prof. He Jia from the SUSTech Department of Finance. The lecture attracted many students and teachers. After the lecture, the students had a certain understanding about the future development of the blockchain and the development of the digital world.


Li Kailong, founder and CEO of KalpaTech, obtained a master's degree from the School of Economics and Management of Tsinghua University and a diploma in MBA from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has served in the top-level primary/secondary market investment fund of China and the United States. He was engaged in research and investment in Tencent, served as the chief researcher at Tencent Research Institute. He served as assistant president of Kaisa Financial Holdings, one of China Enterprises 500. He also takes acts as teacher for doctor and master students at Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen College and the Chinese University of Hong Kong.


The main contents of this lecture are to introduce the development status of the digital economy world, the future development and bottlenecks of blockchain, and the blockchain cases that KalpaTech participated in. In this speech, Mr. Li succinctly summarizes that the three core parts of the blockchain are “distribution, consensus and trust”. The essence of the blockchain is to instruct transparent rules, which make the individual and collective interests reach consensus and resolve the problems caused by cooperation.


Mr. Li’s lecture was lively and interesting. He used the simple and easy-to-understand examples to make students understand what the blockchain is and how blockchain will change our lives. Secondly, Mr. Li shared several main parts of the blockchain technology, including incentives, encryption, non-tampering, openness and P2P transmission, which gave students a deeper understanding of the nature of the blockchain.Finally, Mr. Li talked about blockchain in finance. Because of the characteristics of blockchain, distribution and consensus, will change the form of organization. Both will cause the financial industry to undergo changes or even refactorings within the enterprise, between enterprises, financial products, and business models. He also mentioned that blockchain could transmit value, but due to technology and big data, there are still great difficulties in the blockchain landing. One of the main development directions of KalpaTech is the application of blockchain.