Chamber of Digital Commerce Expands its Policy Department

to Drive Blockchain Initiatives

Washington, D.C., August 27, 2018 — The Chamber of Digital Commerce, the world’s leading blockchain trade association, announced today the expansion of its Policy department with the promotion of Amy Davine Kim to the role of Chief Policy Officer and the hire of Paul Brigner as Director of Technology Policy.

Previously the Chamber’s Global Policy Director and General Counsel, Kim will continue to shape the Chamber’s public dialogue and deliver solutions to address important legislative and regulatory needs in the blockchain and digital assets space. She will lead the growing policy and legal team responsible for shaping global, national, and state-specific public policy efforts for the blockchain industry.

As a member of the policy team, Brigner will lead a number of special initiatives at the Chamber, including working groups addressing smart contracts, intellectual property, and accounting.  He joins the Chamber from Georgetown University where he served as Managing Director of the Blockchain Technology and Ecosystem Design Research Center and will continue to serve as an advisor to that group to promote blockchain research for the industry.

“We’re pleased to announce the expansion of the Chamber of Digital Commerce’s leadership team with these two new roles,” said Perianne Boring, Founder and President of the Chamber of Digital Commerce. “Amy and Paul bring tremendous wealth of knowledge and extensive policy experience from across the blockchain, financial services, and technology sectors. Their expertise will be invaluable as we continue to develop a sophisticated policy platform to aggressively promote the blockchain ecosystem.”

Prior to joining the Chamber, Kim served as counsel at leading law firms advising financial institutions, blockchain-based companies, marketplace lenders, investors, and innovators regarding financial services compliance obligations. She has advised financial institutions on the Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering requirements, state money transmitter laws, sanctions compliance, and related consumer financial protection laws. She also advised companies on cross-border, anti-bribery, and trade-related compliance matters, and advised investors in their investments in hedge, private equity, and real estate funds.

Prior to his role at Georgetown University, Brigner was the North American Bureau Director at the Internet Society where he managed projects and activities across its functional and programmatic areas in the United States and Canada. He also served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Policy Officer for the Motion Picture Association of America and the Executive Director, Internet and Technology Policy for Verizon, where he held numerous management positions.

About the Chamber of Digital Commerce

The Chamber of Digital Commerce is the world’s largest trade association representing the digital asset and blockchain industry. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the Chamber is the founder of the Token Alliance, Blockchain Intellectual Property Council, Smart Contracts Alliance, Blockchain Alliance, Global Blockchain Forum and many other key industry initiatives.  For more information, please visit:, and follow us on: @ChamberDigital.

Chamber Media Contact:

Marie Knowles
+1 202.656.8037