Meet The Team Behind The World’s Leading Blockchain Association
Founder & CEO
Perianne Boring is the Founder and CEO of the Chamber of Digital Commerce, the world’s largest trade association representing the blockchain industry. The Chamber’s mission is to promote the acceptance and use of digital assets and blockchain-based technologies. Working with policymakers, regulatory agencies and industry, the Chamber advocates for a pro-growth policy environment that fosters job creation, innovation, and investment.
Perianne was named one of “America’s Top 50 Women in Tech” by Forbes and one of the “10 Most Influential People in Blockchain” by CoinDesk. She appears regularly in the financial media to share insights on digital asset and blockchain innovations and public policy discussions. Prior to forming the Chamber, Perianne served as a television anchor for an international finance program that ran in more than 100 countries and reached over 650 million viewers. She began her career as a legislative analyst in the U.S. House of Representatives, advising on finance, economics, tax, and healthcare policy.
VP of Development
Tobin McComas serves as Vice President, Development & Member Services for the Chamber. Prior to joining, he spent three years with Openfinance, the first compliant trading platform for blockchain based securities. While there, he led the Business Development, Sales, and Marketing teams working closely with issuers, transfer agents, and otherecosystem participants. Between… 2008 and 2017, he worked in the Institutional Equities space for CLSA Americas and Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., covering asset managers in Boston, the UK, and US Midwest. Prior to his work in Capital Markets, he held several roles in Business Development, Sales, and Account Management with UnitedHealth Group and Cigna HealthCare. Tobin earned his BBA from the University of Kentucky in 1997, where he captained the varsity men’s soccer team his senior year. Further, he completed his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in 2006.
VP of Policy
Cody Carbone serves as VP of Policy for the Chamber. Prior to joining, Cody spent six years in the office of public policy at Ernst & Young (EY), where he led federal government engagement and advocacy efforts on issues related to financial services and technology. Cody has also spent time serving as legislative staff in the US House of Representatives and US Senate, working directly for his hometown Representative Leonard Lance from New Jersey.
Cody received his Juris Doctorate (JD) and Masters in Public Administration (MPA) from Syracuse University where he served as President of the Student Bar Association. Cody also received his BS from the State University of New York at Cortland, where he was a member of the varsity men’s soccer team. Cody is admitted to the New York State Bar and currently resides in Washington, DC.
VP of Communications & Public Affairs
Senior Strategic Advisor
Director of Development
Director of Marketing
Mary Elyse King
Director of Events
Director of Energy Policy
Member Services Associate
Member Services Associate
“We’ve come to look to the Chamber to bring real intelligence and clarity to the public discussion of blockchain technology.”
J. Christopher Giancarlo, 13th Chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Board of Advisors
CEO, Patomak Global Partners
13th Chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Chairman, Gilder Publishing LLC
Founding Partner, Motive Partners
Head of Venture, Digital Currency Group
Co-Founder, Congressional Blockchain Caucus
Delta Strategy Group
Co-Founder and Managing Partner, RRE Ventures
Co-Head of Ventures, Brevan Howard
Blockchain Research Institute
Managing Director, Global Blockchain Lead, Accenture
Partner, Steptoe & Johnson
Founder and CEO, DRW