WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Chamber of Digital Commerce, the world’s leading blockchain trade association, announces the addition of global technology and advisory firms to its Executive Committee membership. The Chamber oversees a number of industry initiatives, including the Token Alliance, Smart Contracts Alliance, Blockchain Intellectual Property Council and the Digital Assets Accounting Consortium.
“The blockchain ecosystem is experiencing massive growth. In just the past three months the market capitalization of the industry has increased more than 125 percent,” said Perianne Boring, founder and president, Chamber of Digital Commerce. “We’re pleased to welcome these new members to the Chamber, whose participation further demonstrates the wide-ranging spectrum of benefits blockchain technology offers society.”
Statements from New Members
“Blockchain technology has the potential to bring powerful and transformative automation tools to manufacturing supply chains, whether it be consumer electronics or automotive industries,” said Jack Lee, founding managing partner, HCM Capital and Special Assistant to Group CFO of Foxconn Technology Group. “We look forward to leveraging the Chamber’s unified voice as we seek to promote the efficiencies and other benefits of blockchain to our clients and customers around the globe.”
“Blockchain and tokenization promises a more open world – one where a broad set of asset classes are accessible globally, to computers and humans,” said Peter Vessenes, managing director, New Alchemy, a leading advisory group in the blockchain and tokenization industry. “We are pleased to join the Chamber of Digital Commerce which is serving a critical role in educating policymakers about the benefits of blockchain.” Vessenes is also serving as Special Technology Advisor to the Token Alliance.
“Blockchain technology offers financial services companies the ability to streamline operations, create greater security and transparency, and has the potential to offer a lasting positive impact to an organization’s bottom line. We’re pleased to be on the forefront of this dramatic shift, and look forward to collaborating with Chamber members to help accelerate the adoption of blockchain-enabled technologies,” said Eamonn Maguire, KPMG’s Global lead for Digital Ledger Services, KPMG.
“Working closely with policy makers and regulators is critical for the overall success of the industry at large,” said David E. Rutter, CEO, R3. “We are pleased to join the Chamber of Digital Commerce as we work together to build a new operating system for financial markets based on distributed ledger technology.”
About the Chamber of Digital Commerce
Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the Chamber of Digital Commerce is the world’s largest trade association representing the digital asset and blockchain industry. For more information, please visit: DigitalChamber.org.
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