Instrumental in the Successful Rollout of the Baseline Protocol, Former PegaSys Blockchain Standards Architect to Advance EEA’s Mission, Engage Members and Foster the Continued Adoption of Ethereum
WAKEFIELD, Mass. – July 8, 2020 ––The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) today announced the appointment of Dr. Daniel C. Burnett, a recognized blockchain leader and prominent standards expert, as its Executive Director. Burnett will serve as a catalyst for the EEA’s growth by enhancing the organization’s programming, community, and connections between businesses and startups, and the ways in which members take advantage of its global insights and resources. He will work closely with the EEA Board of Directors, Technical Working Groups, Special Interest Groups and member community to identify ways to accelerate the pace of Ethereum innovation and adoption.
“This is a great opportunity for the EEA,” said John Whelan, chairman of the EEA Board of Directors and Head of Digital Investment Banking at Banco Santander. “By having a dedicated leader collaborating across the EEA – from our Special Interest Groups to Technical Committees and global member base – we can continue to provide opportunities for organizations to work closer together. Dan’s passion for standards, blockchain, and technology combined with his track record of building effective programs and opportunities for global organizations make him uniquely qualified to help advance the mission of the EEA. We are delighted to have him join the EEA’s leadership team.”
“I am very grateful to the EEA Board of Directors for their confidence in me,” said Burnett. “The EEA is well-positioned to address Ethereum-based business and technology needs for both established and startup companies. I look forward to working with the EEA’s leaders and member community on solving member needs with respect to implementing, deploying, or using Ethereum technologies and paving the way to a thriving ecosystem for...