Global Blockchain Business Council to launched at a dinner during World Economic Forum 2017 Annual Meeting

The Bitfury Group, a blockchain infrastructure provider, and the international law-firm Covington announced Wednesday that the Global Blockchain Business Council would be launched at a dinner Jan. 17 during the World Economic Forum 2017 Annual Meeting. Executives from Overstock and EY will attend, according to the announcement, as well as former Swedish Prime Minister Carl Bildt and Toomas Hendrik Ilves, the former president of Estonia.

“Education is the major challenge,” said Jamie Smith, global chief of communications and marketing officer for Bitfury, “There is a great desire [among business leaders] to learn about blockchain … Our mission is to help people find the best information and meet the most exciting innovators who are using this incredible new technology.”

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