Blockchain Platform Solo Energy Adds Ben Hill As Advisor

Job Appointments | September 10, 2018 By:

Solo Energy, a company marrying technological developments in home batteries and grid-connected electric vehicles with peer-to-peer blockchain energy trading,  has appointed ex-Tesla vice president for Europe and the Middle East Ben Hill as its commercial and technical advisor.

Solo Energy hopes to advance use of renewable energy future through the creation of what it calls ‘Virtual Power Plants’,


Investment Fund Neptune Sets Jill Carlson As Blockchain/Crypto Advisor

Job Appointments | September 3, 2018 By:

Neptune has appointed Jill Carlson as a special advisor to work with its fund managers on blockchain and cryptocurrencies.

Carlson has advised such organizations as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on the issue.

James Dowey, CIO and chief economist at Neptune said the firm was “delighted to be working with Jill to understand the long term impact of this important technology on the economy.”


Accountant Friedman Names Adnan Islam To Head Blockchain/Crypto Transactions

Job Appointments | August 30, 2018 By:

Adnan Islam was hired as an international tax partner and co-practice leader at the Friedman accounting firm in New York, where he will also head blockchain/cryptocurrency transactions.

Islam serves as the Blockchain/Cryptocurrency Tax Transactions Leader for Friedman LLP. He  has more than 15 years of public accounting experience as a licensed tax attorney.