Ledger Expands to the Asia Pacific in Hong Kong-global leader in securing crypto assets has announced its expansion into Asia with the establishment of an office in Hong Kong and has appointed Benjamin Soong as the Head of Asia Pacific (APAC).
The launch into this new terrain will see Soong overseeing Ledger’s entire APAC operations as the company expands to fulfill the growing demand for both Ledger Vault and the Ledger Nano S.
Ledger’s Growth Story
Ledger was launched in 2014 by 8 experts in the complementary fields of embedded security, cryptocurrencies, and entrepreneurship. Furthermore, in a short span of time, Ledger gained considerable global influence for providing security and infrastructure solutions for cryptocurrencies and blockchain applications for individual and corporate entities alike. They accomplished this by integrating a distinctive operating system called BOLOS to a secure chip to the crypto wallet line and became the only provider of this technology in the crypto market.
Ledger Expands to the Asia Pacific in Hong Kong-Since its inception, Ledger has demonstrated vitality in growing top-notch products for both the cryptocurrency and blockchain markets. Ledger Vault, the multi-authorization cryptocurrency self-custody management solution, was released in May a year ago to address “the need to defend a huge amount of multiple cryptocurrencies while moderating both IT and physical assault threats.” The Ledger Nano S is to a great extent, a famous multicurrency hardware crypto wallet which provides ideal security and easy accessibility to its users.
Growth And Key Market
According to Ledger President, Pascal Gauthier, Soong’s appointment represents a pivotal step in the company’s strategy for growth across the Asia Pacific region. Similarly, He said, “APAC is a key market that has seen increased demand. With Benjamin at the helm, we are confident we can deliver top security for both consumers and financial institutions to protect their crypto assets.”
Soong has nearly twenty years of experience across a variety of roles including sales, operations, and business development. He had notable stints at KPMG, Deloitte, and S&P Global Market Intelligence, where he rose to become Managing Director, Asia Pacific Sale, before joining Ledger. Speaking about his new appointment as Ledger’s new head of APAC, Soong said, “It is a very exciting time to join Ledger, as the company continues to rapidly expand across the globe. I have seen first hand how mobile, digital and crypto have taken off across Asia, and the opening of this office will help meet the increased demand for our products and services. We expect to grow quickly and have already targeted future office expansion, including Tokyo, Seoul, and Singapore. I look forward to building a world-class team that will help us accelerate our growth across the Asia Pacific.”