Dr. Eric MA


Vice President, Engineering

Digital Transaction Ltd.

Dr. Ma is the VP of Engineering in charge of the development of high  performance fundamental blockchain system and application products.


From 2014 to 2018, he was the Co-founder, CTO and Software Engineer of  Hututa Technologies Limited. He designed and implemented core components of  systems and products for distributed and parallel big data storage and processing including Data Thinker big data processing engine, GLAD genome data  analysis system, D-store distributed storage system and more. He also promoted solutions and products to potential customers, identified business opportunities, and helped customers analyze their data and work flow and switch  data and applications to Hututa’s systems and products for better performance and higher effectiveness. He also led the engineering team and mentored engineers/interns. He was a research assistant and teaching assistant at the Hong Kong University  of Science and Technology from 2009 to 2014 and an Intern at IBM Global Business Services (GBS) in Shanghai, China in 2008.


He received BS in Computer Science and Technology from Fudan University in  2009. He got a PhD in Computer Science and Engineering from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2014. In Dr. Ma’s PhD thesis work, he  designed and built the Layer Zero system for large-scale in-memory data processing in datacenters by unifying many machines to a single big virtual machine to  support general, efficient, flexible, and concurrent application workloads with sophisticated data processing.