Micree Zhan is a Chinese billionaire businessman, and the co-founder and co-CEO (with Jihan Wu) of bitcoin mining company Bitmain. Zhan earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Shandong University in 2001, and a master's in engineering from the Chinese Academy of Sciences' Institute of Microelectronics in 2004. Zhan's first job after university was at Tsinghua University as a research and development engineer in the Research Institute of Information Technology. In 2006, In 2006, he joined the Unitend Technologies, an in 2010, founded DivaIP Technologies, developing TV set-top boxes. Zhan owns 36.58% of Bitmain, and Wu 20.5%, and in August 2018 his estimated net worth was US$4 billion.