Chamber of Digital Commerce Welcomes Mick Mulvaney to Board of Advisors and Adds Goldman Sachs, SIX Digital Exchange (SDX), & Visa to its Executive Committee
September 23, 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C., September 23, 2020 – The Chamber of Digital Commerce – the world’s leading blockchain trade association, today announced the addition of Mick Mulvaney, former Acting White House Chief of Staff and Congressional Blockchain Caucus co-founder to its Board of Advisors. In addition, the organization welcomed Goldman Sachs, SIX Digital Exchange (SDX), and Visa to its Executive Committee membership.
“As blockchain innovation and investment continues to drive policy decisions affecting the industry, diverse leadership with private and public-serving experience is needed to assure the future of blockchain in the United States,” said Perianne Boring, Founder and President of the Chamber of Digital Commerce. “Collaborative action driving blockchain adoption is at the heart of our organization’s mission. Uniting Mick Mulvaney’s exceptional government experience alongside the powerful innovative nature of Goldman Sachs, SIX Digital Exchange (SDX) and Visa, the Chamber believes it has significantly strengthened its already accomplished membership and is best positioned as the voice of the blockchain industry.”
“The Chamber of Digital Commerce has long been a voice on Capitol Hill advocating for the adoption of blockchain technologies,” said Mick Mulvaney. “I’m excited to join this passionate team of leaders on their mission to foster industry-beneficial policy and regulatory initiatives for the blockchain ecosystem. As a co-founder of the Congressional Blockchain Caucus, I believe U.S. advancement of blockchain development and policy is crucial to our continued success as a global leader in technological evolution.”
“Blockchain technology represents a clear and significant advancement in how we do financial services work,” said Mathew Mcdermott, Global Head of Digital Assets, Goldman Sachs. “Goldman Sachs recognizes the importance of blockchain technology and its continued adoption. The Chamber of Digital Commerce Executive Committee gives us the opportunity to collaborate with the industry’s strongest innovators, enterprise companies, and government partners to help progress the future of financial services.”
“As SDX aims to launch the world’s first regulated institutional end-to-end digital asset exchange and CSD, we are delighted to bring our industry experience and perspective to the Chamber’s membership as an Executive Committee Member,” said Tim Grant, Chief Executive Oficer, SIX Digital Exchange (SDX). “The Chamber of Digital Commerce has become a strong voice for the financial services industry as we navigate the advances in distributed ledger technology in the context of global regulatory policy. We look forward to collaborating with the membership on the many challenges our industry faces and accelerate the adoption of blockchain technology and digital assets.”
“Visa continuously explores new payment innovations like digital currencies and how they might be able to connect to or expand our existing network and products.,” said Cuy Sheffield, Head of Crypto at Visa. “We look forward to working alongside the Chamber of Digital Commerce and its robust membership to bring our company’s perspective to the table regarding blockchain policy and adoption.”
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Headquartered in Washington, DC, the Chamber of Digital Commerce is the world’s first and largest trade association representing the digital asset and blockchain industry. For more information, please visit: DigitalChamber.org, and follow us on Twitter: @DigitalChamber.
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