Research Partner at 1kx
Wei is a research partner at 1kx, where he focuses on research, development, and investment around zero-knowledge, cryptographic protocols, and blockchain infrastructure. Before 1kx, he was a research partner at Bain Capital Crypto, where his career in crypto and venture began. He has had close collaboration with numerous zero-knowledge and privacy-focused projects, such as Anoma, RiscZero, and Nucleo. Prior to his career in crypto, he obtained his PhD in Cryptography from UC San Diego in 2021, advised by Mihir Bellare.