Johnny Lyu

Johnny Lyu serves as the CEO of , a global cryptocurrency exchange, with over 30 million registered users across 200+ countries. In this role, he manages daily operations and expansion efforts. [1][2]

Education & Early Life

Johnny Lyu pursued his education at Chengdu Neusoft University, specializing in E-commerce from 2004 to 2008.[1]


Johnny Lyu is the CEO of , since 2020. Before he undertook roles such as VP and Head of Global Business Development. His responsibilities included managing daily operations and overseeing strategic cooperation and investment efforts.

Before his time at KuCoin, Lyu served as Chief Executive Officer of IMOOLO Jewelry Co., Ltd., and Technical Supervisor of Hongkong Milanoo.

In May 2021, Johnny Lyu was appointed as an advisor to Tokoin, a -based platform. [1][3][4]


Johnny Lyu was involved in the establishment of , a global exchange platform, alongside former CEO and Co-Founder . Their shared vision aimed to create a trading platform accessible to everyone, regardless of their background.

“As the CEO of KuCoin, I am proud to lead a team that is committed to making digital assets accessible to everyone. My journey to KuCoin began with my extensive experience in the e-commerce, auto, and Tech, which gave me a solid foundation in business and operations.” - Johnny Lyu

Before , Lyu and collaborated on various projects, including a start-up focused on picture-sharing and skill-sharing. Lyu's background in coding and experience in larger internet firms, such as an e-commerce platform and Ant Financial, provided him with insights into team management and technology.

In mid-2017, Michael and President Eric recognized the potential of technology and decided to found . Lyu joined the team to oversee operational aspects while focused on the technological aspects.

Since March 2020, Lyu has served as Global CEO, overseeing the platform's daily operations, including Futures, Pool-X, and the expansion of the KCS ecosystem.

Additionally, Lyu is responsible for external engagement to increase awareness of as a global exchange and for establishing strategic partnerships.[3][5][6][7]

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