Steve Ehrlich joins the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance as Chief Operating Officer

Blockchain thought leader will advocate for blockchain adoption across financial markets

New York, New York (August 2, 2018) – The Wall Street Blockchain Alliance (WSBA), a non-profit trade association at the forefront of blockchain adoption in global markets, announced that Steve Ehrlich has joined the organization as its first Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Ehrlich will immediately focus his attention on driving value for WSBA members while simultaneously expanding the WSBA’s footprint and impact across global markets.

Mr. Ehrlich brings over fifteen years of experience to the WSBA, and he is an acknowledged thought leader in the key areas of blockchain technology, financial markets, and fintech innovation.

Comments Ron Quaranta, Chairman of the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance: “We are very fortunate to have Steve join the WSBA. As a recognized expert on blockchain and its applicability throughout the financial sector and more, we will look for him to help guide the growth of the organization. We very much look forward to collaborating with Steve moving forward.”

Steve Ehrlich adds: “We are rapidly approaching a key inflection point regarding blockchain technology, and it is critical to see real-world enterprise-level implementations in the near future.  The WSBA plays an essential role in this endeavor through its thought leadership, engagement with regulators and key stakeholders, and member services.  I am privileged to join the WSBA in this role at this key juncture.”

About The Wall Street Blockchain Alliance

The Wall Street Blockchain Alliance (WSBA) is an industry leading non-profit trade association with a mission to advocate, guide and promote comprehensive adoption of blockchain and distributed ledger technology across global markets and to stand as a neutral, unbiased steward of education and cooperation between member firms.

It does this by engaging with industry leaders, policymakers and technology innovators through direct communication, comment letters, best practice recommendations and more to guide industry adoption of this important technological innovation.

For information about the WSBA, including membership, visit www.wsba.co or email [email protected]