Dr. Wayne Huang and Winston Hsiao co-founded XREX in 2019. Wayne is a world-renowned cybersecurity expert, serial entrepreneur, angel investor, cybersecurity expert, crypto expert, and adventurer.
Winston Hsiao is an economist, import export specialist, crypto expert, serial entrepreneur, and a Taiwanese who grew up in India.
Dr. Wayne Huang, Co-founder and CEO of XREX
Dr. Wayne Huang is Co-Founder and CEO of XREX Inc.
Before XREX, Wayne served as VP Engineering to Proofpoint (NASDAQ: PFPT), where he spent 5 years building and growing TAP (Targeted Attack Protection) from 0 to $350M+ in ARR (annual recurring revenue), servicing 9 of the top 10 US banks, and 56 of Fortune 100.
Prior to Proofpoint, Wayne was Co-Founder and CEO of Armorize Technologies, which was successfully acquired by Proofpoint in 2013.
Wayne frequently speaks at cybersecurity and blockchain conferences, including:
Chain-in 2018, BLOCKConscious Summit 2018, SecTor 2018, Blockchain Technology Conference 2018, Swiss Cyber Storm 2018, BlackHat US 2010, BlackHat APAC 2017, DEFCON 2010, RSA USA 2007, 2010, 2015, 2016, RSA APAC 2015, Hack in Paris 2017, Troopers 2016, AusCERT 2016, Virus Bulletin 2016, SteelCon 2016, Hack.lu 2016, HackFest 2016, SyScan Taiwan 2008, 2009, OWASP Asia 2007, 2008, Hacks in Taiwan 2006, 2007, WWW 2003, 2004, and PHP 2007.
A diligent blogger about cyber threats, Wayne’s research has received worldwide media coverage, including reports in Reuters, Forbes, IDG, USA Today, Wired, Dark Reading, The Register, The Hacker News, SC Magazine, eWeek, Threat Post, CSO, and Krebs on Security.
Wayne first-authored 5 well-cited, peer-reviewed papers published by ACM and IEEE, and 3 US-issued patents.
A hobbyist angel investor, Wayne invested in 7 startups: DCard, BuzzOrange (TechOrange), Deepblu, 17Fit, Niceday, and Pamily (Trigger/MobiusBobs).
Wayne received a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science Group from National Taiwan University, and a BS and an MS in Computer Science from National Chiao Tung University. He holds three US patents on source code analysis and malware detection.
In his spare time, Wayne enjoys mountaineering, rock climbing, and studying history and economics.
To know more about Wayne, Please visit his personal page, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.
Winston Hsiao, Co-founder and CRO (Chief Revenue Officer) of XREX
With a strong background in economics, Winston Hsiao is a serial entrepreneur and active crypto trader. Winston founded Taiwan’s first Bitcoin exchange BTCEx-TW in 2013, and has invested in seed equity rounds of many crypto startups.
Winston is also Founder & CEO of Verico International, a consumer electronics brand. Born in Taiwan but growing up in India, Winston majored in economics at Savitribai Phule Pune University, where he graduated with First Class Honors.
In 2018, Winston co-founded XREX, an exchange service provider, and serves as Chief Revenue Officer. Winston divides his time between Taipei and India.
To know more about Winston, Please visit his LinkedIn.
XREX Inc. is a blockchain TradeTech company that solves dollar liquidity shortages in fast-growing emerging economies. By leveraging the industry’s most advanced FCC (Financial Crime Compliance) and CFT (Combating the Financing of Terrorism) technologies, XREX makes it easy for any MTO (Money Transfer Organization) to run a secure crypto-fiat exchange operation featuring Know Your Customer (KYC), Know Your Transactions (KYT), Anti-Money Laundering (AML), FATF Travel Rule compliance, liquidity, wallet security, and fiat (USD, INR, ZAR, etc) on-off ramps.
To know more about XREX, please visit XREX official website, BitCheck official website, Twitter, Facebook, and blog.
Together, we grow and go beyond.
The XREX team