Justin Sun (born July 30, 1990) is a tech entrepreneur, the founder of the cryptocurrency platform TRON and current CEO of Rainberry, Inc. He is the founder and CEO of mobile social app Peiwo[
Justin Sun holds an M.A. in East Asia Studies from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in History from Peking University.
When he was 26, Sun was chosen by Jack Ma to study at Hupan University, and was the only millennial among the first graduates. Sun became the cover figure of Yazhou Zhoukan in 2011 and Davos Global Youth Leaders in 2014. In 2015 he was named CNTV’s most noteworthy new entrepreneur, and was named in Forbes China 30 Under 30 from 2015 through 2017.
Sun placed the record-breaking $4.5 million bid to have a private lunch with Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett in June 2019, before cancelling it to widespread surprise. The lunch with Buffett eventually occurred in January 2020.
On 11 Mar 2021 Sun was, by a narrow margin, the underbidder on the historic $69M auction at Christie’s New York of the Beeple non-fungible token (NFT) collection Everydays: the First 5000 Days.