Baohua Yang is currently the principal architect of Oracle's Blockchain, leading the development of Blockchain service and product. His interests include key areas in Fintech, Distributed System and Analytics, especially on emerging technologies such as Blockchain, BigData, Cloud and Machine Learning. Before that, he was senior researcher in IBM on emerging technologies in Fintech and advanced computing.

As an architect, he has been linked into the system architecture, design, and algorithm areas for over 10 years, with leading the design and implementation of enterprise solutions and solving key technical challenges.

As an Open-Source developer, he has contributed to numbers of projects (e.g., Hyperledger, OpenStack and OpenDaylight), and has lead several projects including easyOVS, Hyperledger Fabric-SDK-py and Hyperledger Cello. He is currently serving in Hyperledger project as a member of the Technical Steering Committee (TSC) and co-chair of the Technical Working Group in China (TWGC).

He has published 10s of articles in top-quality international conference and journals (e.g., IEEE INFOCOM, IEEE Trans on Computers), with several technical books and patents. He is also TPC member of numbers of academic conferences and journals.