Global Blockchain Business Council Adds David Treat To Its Board

Job Appointments | April 2, 2019 By:

The Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC) has appointed David Treat to its Board.

The GBBC is an industry association for the blockchain ecosystem that brings together innovative organizations and founding thought-leaders from over 40 countries to advance the understanding of blockchain technology amongst global regulators and business leaders.

Treat is a managing director and co-lead of Accenture’s blockchain business. He has over 20 years of experience in financial services split between consulting and industry roles spanning capital markets, retail banking, and cards. His expertise includes running strategy functions, innovation, strategic cost management, large-scale restructuring, customer relationship management, and M&A.

Treat also serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Hyperledger, a Linux Foundation Project, the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, and the ID2020 Alliance and is on the Board of Advisors of the Chamber of Digital Commerce. In addition, he is a Project Advisor for the World Economic Forum’s Digital Identity Initiative and the Known Traveler Digital Identity project.

“We are delighted to welcome David to the Board. David’s vast industry experience comes at a crucial time in the GBBC’s business development and strategy,” said Tomicah Tillemann, Chair of the Board of the GBBC. “We are confident that David’s expertise will strengthen the Council’s work on behalf of the global blockchain community.”

“I look forward to joining the GBBC team to help advance the understanding of blockchain technology among global business leaders and regulators,” Treat said. “The potential of blockchain and its ability to transform industries and drive real social impact is unparalleled.”