Maomao Hu is a blockchain, fintech and AI entrepreneur and thought leader. He started as a graphic designer, before realizing the decisive impact of finance. He made the switch in 2014 and founded the Artificial Intelligence practice at management consulting firm The Capital Markets Company, later starting his own AI startup. Seeing the potential and impact of blockchain to create more equitable access to financial services. He is leading Kora working toward building DLT infrastructure for inclusive financial systems.