Gan holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Finance and Financial Management Services from Lehigh University. He studied Finance abroad at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and earned an MBA from China Europe International Business School. 
Gan started out as an Investment Banking Analyst at Morgan Stanley. He later went on to become the co-founder of Moshigroup, a mobile app startup. Afterwards he became the Senior investment Director of Huobi Global and was promoted to Managing Director in November of 2018.