14 Apr '15, 12am

New Bitcoin Foundation Executive Director Bruce Fenton Shares Vision for Future

In a vote consisting of five ayes and one abstention, the Bitcoin Foundation Board has elected lifetime member Bruce Fenton to the position of Executive Director, replacing interim director Patrick Murck who held the position for the five months following Jon Matonis’s resignation. In an announcement posted on Monday afternoon , the Foundation stated that it decided that “in opinion of the board, [Fenton] is the best candidate for the job.” In February of 2015, Fenton lost his bid to win one of the two open Board seats during the general election, finishing in fourth position behind Olivier Janssens, Jim Harper, and Michael Perklin. “Bruce Fenton is a solid leader for individual and industry members,” Board member Elizabeth Ploshay told Bitcoin Magazine . “His experience is extensive and he has an understanding of the Bitcoin space and Bitcoin Foundation.” Fenton posted a ...

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