Facebook to develop applications built on Blockchain Technology. Former Facebook product engineering director Evan Cheng will be transferred to the position of the block engineering director. Prior to joining FB, Cheng worked for Apple for ten years as a senior manager in the Basic Tools division. He also runs development and compilation techniques and other back-end operations. Cheng has a deep knowledge and insights on Blockchain and has been a consultant on many blockchain startups/ projects including Zilliqa and Chainlink. Cheng will be facilitating an exploratory project on Blockchain within FB, to improve the performance and scalability and bring in more value add in terms of usability and customer engagement.