WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - Jun 30, 2016) - The Chamber of Digital Commerce ("Chamber") welcomes the addition of IBM to its Executive Committee membership. The Chamber is the world's leading trade association representing the digital asset and blockchain industry and works closely with policymakers, regulators and industry to develop a pro-growth legal environment that fosters innovation, jobs and investment. IBM has one of the most robust blockchain practices in the world. They launched the first highly secured blockchain services for financial services, government and healthcare; are an investor in blockchain startup, Digital Asset Holdings; and a member of the Linux Foundation's Hyperledger Project.
"It is critical from a national competiveness point of view for US companies and government agencies to lead the world in understanding the potential of blockchain and putting it to use. Blockchain will greatly benefit from government participation and we are pleased to join the Chamber of Digital Commerce to support engagement with the policy making community," said Jerry Cuomo, Vice President, Blockchain Technologies, at IBM.
"By joining the Chamber of Digital Commerce at the highest level as an Executive Committee member, IBM is demonstrating a strong commitment to supporting thoughtful education and engagement with policy stakeholders," said Perianne Boring, Founder and President of the Chamber.
The Chamber represents the world's leading innovators, operators and investors in the digital asset and blockchain technology ecosystem, including start-ups, software companies, global IT consultancies, financial institutions and investment firms. Membership is open to all those committed to supporting and growing this thriving community.
About the Chamber of Digital Commerce: The Chamber of Digital Commerce is the world's leading trade association dedicated to promoting the understanding, acceptance and use of digital assets and currencies. For more information, please visit: www.DigitalChamber.org.