Global Blockchain Announces Laser Subsidiary and Eight New Advisors

Job Appointments | May 31, 2018 By:

Global Blockchain Technologies has created a Cayman-based subsidiary, Laser Inc., as part of its recently-announced project, the Laser Network.

Laser is a SWIFT-like protocol to interconnect thousands of existing blockchain networks, thus allowing inter-chain transactions, and enabling blockchains to operate without borders.  The purpose of this subsidiary is to manage the initial service node network that underpins Laser’s blockchain network and supports its defining features.

The company has also added eight new members to its advisory board as of this month;

Kevin Barnes: An early adopter of blockchain and cryptocurrencies, Mr. Barnes chairs both the Blocksafe Alliance, and Blocksafe Holdings. He serves as an advisor to the Lifeboat Foundation, an interdisciplinary think tank that leverages technology in humans’ best interests.

Trevor Koverko: Mr. Koverko is the co-founder of Polymath, the world’s largest securities token network. A four-time attendee of Satoshi Roundtable, he is actively engaged as a leader in the blockchain space having seeded foundation projects such as Ethereum, and having made keynote speeches at blockchain and cryptocurrency conferences.

Jordan Nanos: Based in Toronto, Mr. Nanos is a Solution Architect with Hewlett Packard Enterprise. He has an educational background in electrical engineering, and is passionate about emerging technologies such as AI, Post-Moore’s Law computing, and blockchain.

Marc Seeman: With over 30 years’ experience in senior leadership roles at both IBM and Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Mr. Seeman is widely regarded as an expert in enterprise IT – most specifically in the use of networking and storage technology to achieve competitive advantages. He has pivoted his career to be focused on the leveraging of blockchain in enterprise IT applications.

Emma Irwin: Ms. Irwin has work experience in both banking and technology. Currently a Solutions Architect at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, she holds an honours BA in computer science from Queen’s University, as well as technical certifications from HPE and VMware.

Katie Olver: Ms. Olver is CEO & Founder of Cryptoland. Katie and her team oversee the publicity for the world’s largest and most promising blockchain companies, having helped clients raise millions of dollars in fundraising.

Genevieve Roch-Decter: Ms. Roch-Decter is an advisor at Block X Capital Corp., and co-CEO of Grit Capital. She holds the CFA designation, and has experience as an analyst, with equity research focus in mining, materials, and energy.

Elizabeth McCauley: Serving as a member on the board of directors of the Bitcoin Foundation, Ms. McCauley is an influential and highly knowledgeable player in the cryptocurrency space. She has been Director of Operations and Outreach for Bitcoin Magazine, and has overseen global business development for India-based Bitcoin exchange Coinsecure.