The Chamber of Digital Commerce announces the addition of Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS) to its Executive Committee, where it will join the Chamber’s efforts to educate, promote and accelerate the adoption of blockchain technologies worldwide.
Last month, Discover and the Chamber of Digital Commerce hosted Discover Blockchain Technology R11; a blockchain code-a-thon R11; which included more than 200 participants focused on developing solutions that showcased innovative developments in payment processing, regulatory technology and digital identity.
“The Chamber of Digital Commerce has developed an impressive platform of industry-leading innovators,” said Joe Bonefas, Vice President – Business Technology: Strategy & Innovation at Discover. “We are pleased to join the Chamber and looking forward to further exploring how we can achieve a brighter financial future through the power of blockchain.”
“We are thrilled to welcome Discover to the Chamber’s Executive Committee,” said Perianne Boring, Founder and President of the Chamber of Digital Commerce. “As a globally recognized leader in payment processing networks, Discover’s expertise and commitment to innovation will strengthen the Chamber’s team of more than 160 member companies dedicated to advancing blockchain-based technologies.”
“As Chairman of the Chamber of Digital Commerce, I’ve witnessed first-hand the extraordinary growth of this leading blockchain organization, it’s membership and the industry,” said Matthew Roszak, Co-founder of Bloq and Chairman of the Chamber. “I’m honored and thrilled to welcome Discover Financial Services, a world-class leader in the financial, banking and payments space to the Chamber.”