Frank Zheng

Frank Zheng

Frank Zheng

Secretary-General | World Federation of Free Trade Zones

Mr. Frank Zheng, Doctor of Engineering, Alexander von Humboldt Fellow and economic special envoy of the Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda. As a world-renowned free trade economist, Dr. Zheng is currently Executive Director of UN International Development Information Organization (DEVNET), Secretary-General of World Federation of Free Trade Zones, Director-General of World Blockchain Organization, Director of CARIFTA and Chairman of its Blockchain Board, President of Caribbean Institute of Blockchain Industry and economic special envoy of Antigua and Barbuda to China. As a well-known IT specialist, he also acted as researcher and doctoral supervisor at Institute of Computing Technology (ICT) Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Director of ICT Shanghai, Chairman of Shanghai CAS Mobile Communications Technology Co., Ltd., and CEO of Alcatel. He was one of the constitutors of IT technical standards, voting member of International Organization for Standardization for the IEE802 standards, and Deputy Secretary-General of Audio Video Coding Standard Workgroup of China (AVS). He participated in the formulation of international IoT standards, international 3G technology standards, and national audio and video standards.