Early in his career, Ding was the CEO and Founder of Ding Lei Information Technology Company, Lead Developer at Embedded Internet Solutions, Marketing/BD Manager Trilogy Software, and Online Marketing at Alibaba.com. In 2010, Ding joined eBay, first as the Sr. Product Manager for Greater China and was later the Sr. Product Mananger in San Francisco. In February 2014, Ding became Co-Founder and CEO of Koinify, a crypto funding platform for decentralized projects. In addition, Ding was a Co-Founder of Blockchain University. Ding became the Co-Founder and CEO of String Labs, an open protocol studio, incubator and infrastructure provider for blockchain systems. Their projects include Dfinity Decentralized Cloud, Phi Autonomous Commercial Banking, etc.