Monday, February 26

WEF Blockchain Chief to Lead Crypto Council for Innovation By Cointelegraph

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Sheila Warren, head of blockchain and distributed ledger technology at the World Economic Forum, will take over as CEO of the Crypto Council for Innovation, or CCI, starting in February.

In an announcement made on Monday, the CCI said that as of February 2, Warren would lead the alliance of pro-cryptocurrency businesses with the aim of supporting lawmakers in regulating cryptocurrency and Blockchain technology. Fred Ehrsam, a member of the ITC board of directors and a co-founder of Coinbase (NASDAQ:), cited the WEF executive’s “deep understanding of cryptocurrencies,” in addition to her experience working with governments around the world.

“The cryptocurrency ecosystem is poised to deliver economic growth at scale, empower communities and improve lives around the world,” said Warren. “I am excited to advance ITC’s mission to realize the transformative potential of cryptocurrency through education and advocacy for a responsible and forward-thinking global policy environment that ensures the benefits of cryptocurrency are accessible to all.” regardless of your current economic privilege.

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