[Guest Profile] Kelvin Li, Head of Global Fund Platform of Ant Group, to attend Global Payment in Web3

PlatON Network
2 min readApr 11, 2023

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Kelvin Li, Head of Global Fund Platform of Ant Group, has confirmed that he will attend the “Global Payment in Web3” forum hosted by PlatON, a digital public infrastructure, on the afternoon of April 13, 2023.

Kelvin Li is the Head of Global Fund Platform of Ant Group. Since joining Ant Group in 2016, Kelvin took a number of leadership roles in global FX, Treasury, Solution, Partnership teams, where he led the team in building the next-generation global payment and treasury infrastructures and products, leveraging cutting-edge DLT and AI technologies to support the growing needs of small & medium enterprises in a more scalable and sustainable manner. Under Kelvin’s leadership, together with major partner banks, including JP Morgan, Citibank, Standard Charted, Barclays, BOC and HSBC, Ant Group were able to propel transformation of FX and liquidity management framework connecting five global treasury hubs in Singapore, Hongkong, Luxembourg, New York and London, covering more than 40 currencies and across 60 entities. Ant Group was awarded the Adam Smith Awards Asia in 2021 as the winner of the Best Liquidity Management solution and jointly with Alibaba group in 2022 as winner of the Best Technology Solution.

Prior to joining Ant Group, Kelvin was the Head of Citigroup Corporate Solutions for China. He was also the Head of FX of JP Morgan China from 2009 to 2010. Kelvin is an alumni of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

About “Global Payment in Web3” Forum:

With the rapid development of blockchain technology and digital economy, blockchain payment, as an emerging payment method, has stimulated wide attention and research efforts. While bringing revolutionary changes to the global payment system, blockchain payment has also injected great vitality into the financial industry. Globally, blockchain payment has been widely used in fields including cross-border payment, and is becoming a major driving force for the digital economy.

Global Payment in Web 3, a major sub-event of the Hong Kong Web3 Festival 2023, has invited big-name guests from around the world to share their research results and good practices and discuss the technical challenges, business models, compliance and other related issues of payment in Web3. Through thought-provoking discussions between guests from different backgrounds such as the banking industry, acquiring institutions, issuing institutions, and the gaming industry, the forum will explore whether new payment standards based on blockchain ledgers and Payment Tokens will transform our definition of “money”.

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