YuanJie Zhang attended Fudan University, Shanghai, China, and obtained a Bachelor's degree before proceeding to obtain a Master's Degree from Brandeis University, Massachusetts. 
Prior to joining Conflux as a founding member, YuanJie gained professional experience at Huatai Private Fund of Funds, UNC Endowment Management Company, and Novus on Wall Street. YuanJie's interest focuses on investments, capital markets, and business operations.
YuanJie Zhang joined Conflux as the founding member alongside Ming Wu and Fan Long in September 2018. Conflux is a permissionless layer-1 blockchain made to power decentralized applications (dApps), e-commerce, and Web3 infrastructure by being more scalable, decentralized, and secure. 
Zhang describes Conflux as a consensus protocol and a blockchain system aiming to achieve high throughput without compromising decentralization. 
"My little achievement is I raised about 35 million dollars for this project in the first round. That's my job" - YuanJie Zhang mentioned in an interview
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