Advisory Board includes Starbucks Vice President, Xbox Co-founder, and former FBI Assistant Director
SEATTLE, Oct. 10, 2017 /CNW/ -- Dragonchain, the blockchain platform originally developed at Disney, today announces its Advisory Board to provide strategic guidance on future Dragonchain developments, partnerships and advancements.
"We are fortunate to be supported by highly-motivated Advisory Board members who believe in Dragonchain's mission of moving blockchain technology forward," says Joe Roets, founder and CEO of Dragonchain, Inc. "These members bring a valuable set of technology and business acumen to Dragonchain that will help us to continuously grow and innovate."
Dragonchain's Advisory Board comprises executive and senior professionals steeped in ICO investments, the blockchain ecosystem, software engineering, finance and partnerships, interactive media and entertainment, and technology security among others. The Advisory Board members will contribute their time and expertise to guide Dragonchain leadership and introduce the brand into the business and tech community.
Advisory Board members include:
Maria Smith, vice president of partnerships and payments, Starbucks
Maria serves as the VP of Partnerships and Payments at Starbucks and has over 20 years of financial executive experience. She was previously part of Disney's Corporate Treasury team, where she oversaw the global consumer payments acceptance relationships.
Matthew Roszak, co-founder, Bloq and founding partner, Tally Capital
Matthew is a co-founder at Bloq and a founding partner at Tally Capital. He is an avid supporter and investor in the exciting technology frontier of blockchain.
Ed Fries, tech industry advisor and co-founder, Xbox
Ed joined Microsoft in 1986 and, as a vice president, spent 10 years as one of the early developers of Excel and Word. He left the Office team to pursue his passion for interactive entertainment and created Microsoft Game Studios. Over the next eight years, he grew the team from 50 people to over 1200, published over 100 games, and co-founded the Xbox Project, making Microsoft one of the leaders in the video game business.
Jeff Garzik, co-founder, Bloq
Jeff is co-founder and CEO of Bloq, a code-for-hire service that delivers enterprise grade blockchain technology to leading companies worldwide. He is a renowned futurist, bitcoin entrepreneur and software engineer.
Collin LaHay (Collin Crypto), founder, Gambit
Collin is a full-time cryptocurrency trader, bitcoin angel investor, blockchain expert, ICO advisor, and digital marketing specialist. He is the founder of Gambit, one of the most distinguished crypto trading communities.
Tom Bush, former assistant director, FBI CJIS Division
Tom is a national security, homeland security and law enforcement subject matter expert with over 33 years in federal law enforcement and owner of Tom Bush Consulting.
Chris Boscol, founder, lifeID
Chris is a specialist in cloud-computing, Amazon Web Services, network security, TCP/IP network protocols embedded systems and Linux kernel drivers. He has more than 20 years of experience building commercially successful products.
Dragonchain recently announced the launch of their Initial Coin Offering (ICO), running from October 2 – November 2. For more information on Dragonchain, visit dragonchain.com.
Dragonchain simplifies the integration of real business applications on a blockchain and provides features such as easy integration, protection of business data and operations, currency agnosticism, and multi-currency support. The company also provides professional services to build-out development and successful tokenization ecosystems with long term value utilizing an incubation model. Please visit and contact us at https://dragonchain.com/, [email protected].
For further information: Kara Lundberg, [email protected], 1 206-264-1703, https://dragonchain.com