30 Oct '14, 3pm

Jon Matonis Resigns As Bitcoin Foundation Executive Director

Jon Matonis Resigns As Bitcoin Foundation Executive Director

Jon Matonis has announced he will resign from his position as executive director of the Bitcoin Foundation, and that he intends to resign from the group's board of directors at the end of the current election cycle on 31st December. Bitcoin Foundation general counsel Patrick Murck will take over immediately as interim executive director, while his board seat will be filled in a January 2015 election that will also appoint new members to positions vacated by Peter Vessenes and Gavin Andresen. Matonis has served as the head of the bitcoin industry's oldest trade organisation since July 2013, when current Chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation Peter Vessenes resigned as executive director at the nine-month-old foundation. Matonis served as a board director and secretary for the group from its 2012 inception to the time he assumed the executive director position. In statements to ...

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