Edgar Seah is the Head of the Asia Pacific region for Hedera Hashgraph.
Edgar was formerly Head of Asset Backed Trading & Syndication and Co-Head of Asset Backed Originations at Bank of America Merrill Lynch for Asia. He was among the fastest in the history of Merrill Lynch to be promoted to Director, reaching that title in 3.5 years after graduating from his bachelors degree (Phi Beta Kappa) at Carnegie Mellon University.
Edgar left the finance industry in mid-2010 and traveled extensively for 2 years before moving to Ghana to launch Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO) Africa, a revenue generating nonprofit leadership development program for young Africans, with the mission of developing the next generation of socially conscious leaders of Africa.
Edgar has been an angel investor in early-stage tech companies since 2012, with a focus on DLT and AI companies.