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Swisscom Blockchain AG Onboards New Chief Executive Officer

Blockchain-focused company Swisscom Blockchain AG has onboarded Ethereum (ETH) engineer Lukas Hohl as its new chief executive officer, Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reported on April 15.Hohl, who previously served at various IT and finance companies, including Blockchain’s parent company Swisscom, business consulting firm BearingPoint, consultancy group Sofgen, and management consulting

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Former IBM and Cisco Executive Tom Noonan to Join Bakkt as Chairman of Board

Kelly Loeffler, the CEO of institutional trading platform Bakkt, announced that former cybersecurity expert at IBM, Cisco and Endgame Tom Noonan will become the chairman of its board of directors. The development was reported in a Medium post published on March 29.Per the announcement, the founder, chairman and CEO

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Stellar Foundation Appoints Former Mozilla COO as CEO and Executive Director

The Stellar Development Foundation announced the appointment of former chief operating officer at IT non-profit Mozilla, Denelle Dixon, as its new CEO and executive director. The company announced the event via a press release published on March 14.The current executive director and co-founder of the foundation, Jed McCaleb, will

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US Crypto Exchange ErisX Hires Former Wells Fargo Executive as Business Developer

United States-based cryptocurrency exchange ErisX announced that it hired former Wells Fargo executive Kyle Unterseher as a business development executive. The news was reported in a Medium post published by the exchange’s head of marketing on March 5.In December 2018, ErisX raised $27.5 million from Fidelity, Nasdaq Ventures and

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Fintech Company TrueDigital Appoints Former Bridgewater Associates Executive as CEO

New York-based fintech company TrueDigital Holdings (TDH) announced the appointment of former Bridgewater Associates chief operating officer Thomas Kim as its new CEO through a post on its website on Feb. 19.Before his time at Bridgewater Associates, which had almost $125 billion assets under management in 2018, Kim worked at

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ConsenSys Developer Joins Ethereum Classic Cooperative as Executive Director

Bob Summerwill, a developer at blockchain tech company ConsenSys, has joined the Ethereum Classic Cooperative as its executive director, according to an official announcement on Jan. 29.The Ethereum Classic Cooperative manages the development and growth of the Ethereum Classic (ETC) cryptocurrency’s protocol. Ethereum Classic is the result of a hard

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Canada Digital ID System Could Use Blockchain to Secure Data, Says Banking Executive

A Canadian banking group supports the idea of using blockchain technology as part of a digital ID system for residents, national news agency The Canadian Press reported via various local media outlets on Jan. 15.Speaking during a presentation at the Economic Club of Canada in Toronto, chief executive of the

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Bitmain Co-CEOs to Keep Decision Making Power in Executive Swap, Report

Chinese Bitcoin mining giant Bitmain’s co-founders Jihan Wu and Micree Zhan Ketuan will quit their posts as co-CEOs but still steer the company’s important decisions. Hong Kong-based English-language news outlet South China Morning Post reported the news Jan. 10.Referencing anonymous “people familiar with the matter,” the publication said Bitmain’s director

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