The Bitfury Group, a leading full service Blockchain technology company, has launched the Global Business Council (GBBC) at a hotel in Davos, Switzerl
The Bitfury Group, a leading full service Blockchain technology company, has launched the Global Business Council (GBBC) at a hotel in Davos, Switzerland.
The forum, that has been realized in collaboration with international law-company Covington, aims to foster a discussion among leading businesses, executives and government authorities. The main topic will be blockchain technology adaptation around the world, as cryptocoinnews.com wrote.
Speaking to medium.com, Jamie Smith, global chief of communications and marketing officer for The Bitfury Group and Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum’s Future Council on Blockchain, has said:
“It is a tremendous honor for us to feature such an all-star lineup at our first ever launch event in Davos around the World Economic Forum: Uschi Schreiber, Global Vice Chair of Markets & Chair of Global Accounts Committee for EY; Patrick Byrne, Chief Executive Officer of Overstock; Dr. Wei Wang, Founding Chairman of China Mergers and Acquisitions Association; Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister of Sweden; Toomas Hendrik Ilves, former President of Estonia; Hernando de Soto, world-renowned economist; and Don Tapscott, best-selling author”.
The GBBS has been described as a resource center and an educational forum, which encourages collaboration across different industries and countries, as reported in cryptocoinnews.com.
“Blockchain has the potential to be the next great technological innovation, revolutionizing areas from cross-border payments, trade finance and land registries to government records”, explained Sebastian Vos, Co-Chair of Covington`s global public policy and government affairs practice in an interview with medium.com.
“Through advocacy and international engagement, Covington looks forward to working with the Global Blockchain Business Council to unlock the potential of Blockchain technology.”, he concluded.