Hyperledger Blockchain Project Elects New Tech Committee

Hyperledger Blockchain Project Elects New Tech Committee

The Hyperledger project, the blockchain initiative led by the Linux Foundation, has elected a new technical steering committee (TSC). Launched late last year, the Hyperledger Project to date counts more than 40 established companies and startups among its membership. Voting for the body concluded earlier this week following a previously announced election period. Among those who retained positions are R3CEV CTO Richard Gendal Brown; Digital Asset Holdings chief ledger architect Tamas Blummer; Fujitsu researcher Hart Montgomery; Intel engineer Mic Bowman; and IBM Open Technology CTO....


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