Ideanomics appoints Harry Edelson to its Board of Directors
- Mr. Harry Edelson joins Board of Ideanomics as an Independent Director
- Will serve on one or more of the Company's Committees

NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Ideanomics Inc. (Nasdaq: IDEX) has today announced Mr. Harry Edelson has been appointed to its Board of Directors effective immediately. Mr. Edelson will hold this position until the Company's next annual meeting of stockholders. Mr. Edelson replaces Mr. Zhao Kang, who recently stepped down from the board to take up a position with company's Mobile Energy Group (MEG).

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"We are very pleased to welcome Mr. Edelson to our Board of Directors. Harry is vastly experienced in the capital markets, and has been doing business in Asia, and China in particular, for more than 25 years. His mixture of experience, positivity, and well-honed cross-border deal-making experience will help add additional depth to our board team for the benefit of Ideanomics and shareholders alike," said Alf Poor, CEO of Ideanomics. "In addition to Harry's invaluable experience as an analyst, investor, and entrepreneur, Harry brings his boundless energy and wisdom which will prove very valuable as the company enters a high-growth phase. We look forward to working with Harry, in what we hope will be a rewarding appointment for both Harry and Ideanomics."

"I am extremely excited to be part of this dynamic team which is building a 21st century market platform utilizing cutting-edge technologies and sophisticated approaches. Ideanomics is a company making a major transition from the old to the new and I look forward to help making it happen," said Mr. Harry Edelson, Director of Ideanomics.

Harry Edelson is the founder of Edelson Technology Partners. He is highly respected in both the technology and financial industries and is one of the most prominent and successful venture capitalists in the United States. Harry was the first Wall Street analyst to combine coverage of computers, software, and telecommunications. He started the first venture capital investor in ten early stage companies whose market capitalization grew enormously to over $1 billion and up to as high as $130 billion. He helped start the Internet industry in China by being the first venture capital investor in China Internet Corporation in 1990s. Harry was a Council member of The Juilliard School of Music Dance & Drama, founder and still Chairman of the China Investment Group, founder and current member of the Chinese Cultural Foundation, and Past President of the Analyst Club, oldest surviving club on Wall Street, founded 1925, Member of Advisory Council of The World Policy Institute. Harry Edelson has a B.S. Physics, Brooklyn College; MBA Management, New York University; and graduated from the Advanced Telecommunication Program at the Cornell Graduate School of Electrical Engineering.

About Ideanomics
Ideanomics is a global Financial Technology (Fintech) company for transformative industries. Ideanomics combines deal origination and enablement with the application of technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, and others as part of the next- generation of smart financial services. Our projects in New Energy Vehicle markets, Fintech, and advisory services provides our customers and partners better efficiencies, technologies, and access to global markets.

Ideanomics, through its investments and, along with its partners curate innovation around the globe through hubs and centers that foster a pipeline of technological excellence in cleantech, fintech, tradetech, agritech, regtech, insuretech, playtech, healthtech, cyber security, and more.

The company is headquartered in New York, NY, and has offices in Beijing, China. It also has a planned global center for Technology and Innovation in West Hartford, CT, named Fintech Village.

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