Dr. Robert E. Kahn, the “Father of the Internet” to keynote the Chamber of Digital Commerce’s Blockchain Summit

Chamber Membership Grows to Over 100 Representing a Broad Spectrum of Global Industry Thought Leaders

March 15, 2017 – Washington, D.C. – The Chamber of Digital Commerce, the world’s leading blockchain trade association, today announced that Dr. Robert E, Kahn, “the Father of the Internet,” will be keynoting its second annual DC Blockchain Summit.  The Chamber also announced the addition of more than 20 companies to its membership, as it continues to attract blockchain industry leaders across sectors.

The new members represent financial, legal, healthcare, investment and technology industries, including: Ad Meliora, AlphaPoint, Argon Group, BankCoin.Global, Bitcoin IRA, Blockchain Capital, Blockstream, Cooley LLP, Crowell & Moring LLP, Finchain, Frost Brown Todd, Grupo Cimcorp, Hashed Health, IHS Markit, Locke Lord LLP, Milligan Partners, OTC Exchange Network , PokitDok, Unocoin and Vertex. These companies join a membership base that has more than doubled over the past year, now comprising of over 100 members.

“Our expanding membership is a testament to the impact blockchain technology is already having across multiple industries,” said Perianne Boring, founder and president of the Chamber of Digital Commerce. “The unique perspectives, skills and experiences that these new members bring to the table will be key in furthering the understanding and adoption of distributed ledger technology.”

The new members are being announced in advance of the sold-out DC Blockchain Summit 2017, hosted by the Chamber of Digital Commerce in Washington, DC in conjunction with Georgetown University. The Summit will be held March 15 and 16, and is available via livestream. The full agenda and livestream are available at


About the Chamber of Digital Commerce

The Chamber of Digital Commerce is the world’s leading trade association dedicated to promoting the understanding, acceptance and use of digital assets and blockchain technology. Through education, advocacy, and working closely with policymakers, regulatory agencies, and industry, our goal is to develop a pro-growth legal environment that fosters innovation, jobs and investment. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the Chamber is the founder of the Smart Contracts Alliance, the Blockchain Alliance, the Global Blockchain Forum and other key industry initiatives.

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Chamber Media Contact:
Erin Tye
Paragon Public Relations