Wei Dai

Research partner


Wei Dai is a research partner at 1kx, where he focuses on research, development, and investment around zero-knowledge, cryptographic protocols, and blockchain infrastructure. He strives to help projects and companies find creative and effective ways to apply cutting-edge techniques to build better networks and products. He has contributed to protocol designs for projects such as Anoma and Nocturne. Before joining 1kx, he was a research partner at Bain Capital Crypto, where his career in crypto and venture capital began. He obtained his PhD in Cryptography from UC San Diego in 2021.