BitFury adds Dr. James Newsome and Hernando de Soto to its board of directors

Announcements | June 30, 2015 By:

On Thursday, June 25, BitFury announced that it has brought on two people with long careers to its board of directors, Dr. James Newsome and Hernando de Soto.

Newsome previously served under President Bill Clinton as Chairman of the Commodities Futures Trading Commission. He’s also held the leading position at the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX). De Soto is currently the president of Institute for Liberty and Democracy, an influential thinktank based in Peru.

Additionally, the company is establishing a new office in Washington, DC, surely ground zero for upcoming regulations on cryptocurrency.

BitFury Group is a bitcoin blockchain infrastructure provider and transaction processing company.