Mr. Cao Tong is the founder of the Global Fintech Lab.
He has worked in the People’s Bank of China , China Merchants Bank. Mr Cao also served as the former senior VP at China CITIC Bank and China EIBC Bank, and the former President of Webank. Mr. Cao was a co-director of International Monetary Institute of Renmin University of China, a VP of National Financial Youth Federation, and a senior consultant in the Institute for Applied Economics, Global Health and the Study of Business Enterprise, Johns Hopkins University.
Mr. Cao graduated from Renmin University of China with a Bachelor's degree in Economics and a Master's degree in Finance. He received his first Doctor's Degree in Economics from Dongbei University of Finance and Economics under the supervision of Professor and Banker Xiaoxian Chen. He got his second Doctor's degree in Business Administration from ASU-SAIF under the supervision of Dr. Edward C. Prescott, a senior economist and a Nobel Memorial Prize winner in Economics 2004.