Julio Faura joins Wall Street Blockchain Alliance
Posted: 16 March 2017 | Wall Street Blockchain Alliance | No comments yet
The Wall Street Blockchain Alliance (WSBA) has announced that Dr. Julio Faura has joined the WSBA Board of Directors.
Dr. Faura is head of R&D for innovation initiatives at Banco Santander, a leading retail and commercial bank, headquartered in Spain, with a meaningful market share in 10 core countries in Europe and the Americas.
Dr. Faura has over 20 years of experience in financial markets, and is an acknowledged thought leader in the areas of e-commerce, internet-based financial services and blockchain technology.
Comments Ron Quaranta, Chairman of the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance: “We are very privileged to have Julio join our Board. As a recognised expert on blockchain and innovation in financial markets, he will be instrumental in guiding the growth of WSBA and is a clear pioneer in the adoption of blockchain technology across global financial landscape. We truly look forward to collaborating with Julio in the future.”
Julio Faura adds: “We are witnessing a rapid evolution of blockchain technology towards enterprise-grade readiness, unravelling the enormous possibilities of shared ledgers and smart contracts. I think it is now time to work collectively to better understand how this technology can effectively be used in a compliant and secure way. The goal is to advance the use of blockchain technology in order to offer customers services that are more efficient, faster and safer for numerous financial transactions.”