October 29, 2019 Bitmain dismisses co-founder Micree Zhan.

Micree Ketuan Zhan, the co-founder, chairman, legal representative and executive director of Bitmain, was dismissed from all roles, according to a Tuesday email from co-founder and chairman of the board Jihan Wu.The email to staff further noted that any staff taking direction from or participating in meetings organized by Zhan would have employment contracts considered for termination.