SAN FRANCISCO & WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BitFury Group, the leading Bitcoin Blockchain infrastructure provider and transaction processing company in the world, today announced former Special Assistant and Spokesperson for President Obama and White House Deputy Press Secretary, Jamie Smith, joined the team as Global Chief Communications Officer (CCO).
Smith will oversee all global media and communications to advance awareness of BitFury, the power of the Blockchain, and peer-to-peer money movement.
“I am deeply inspired by the power of the Blockchain, BitFury’s leadership in this extremely innovative ecosystem, and the possibilities of this groundbreaking technology. I am delighted to be a part of the BitFury team,” said Jamie Smith.
“We are thrilled to welcome Jamie to the exciting Blockchain world at BitFury,” said Valery Vavilov, BitFury CEO. “Jamie’s respect and passion for the media and innovative technology are the perfect fit for BitFury. With her leadership, we look forward to telling the BitFury Blockchain story to the world.”
Check out Jamie’s op-ed published today on medium.com highlighting why she joined BitFury.
Jamie Smith Background:
Smith most recently served as Executive Vice President at Edelman Public Relations where she oversaw multi-channel media strategies from Washington, DC. Prior to that, she served as Special Assistant and Spokesperson for President Obama and Deputy White House Press Secretary. She also previously served as Director of Public Affairs for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), Communications Director for the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation and its then Chairman John D (Jay) Rockefeller IV, Traveling Press Director for Secretary Hillary Clinton’s 2008 Presidential Campaign, and Communications Director for Madeleine K. Albright and The Albright Group, LLC. Smith is from Buffalo Grove, Illinois, and a graduate of Kenyon College.
About BitFury Group:
BitFury Group is the largest private Bitcoin Blockchain infrastructure provider and transaction processing company in the world. Founded in 2011 by Valery Vavilov and Valery Nebesny, BitFury has management offices in San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Hong Kong, Amsterdam and London, as well as data-centers in Iceland and the Republic of Georgia. BitFury derives sustainable advantage through its custom-made application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs), optimized to achieve the lowest power consumption coupled with the highest processing metrics – the parameters that drive mining margins. BitFury has an impressive track record, having successfully delivered several prior generations of silicon and has a roadmap to at least double performance-per-watt every 6-12 months. BitFury’s management team and board include seasoned industry veterans with a history of execution in silicon engineering, operational build-up and capitalizing businesses.
BitFury is a registered trademark of BitFury Group Limited.
For more information on BitFury Group, please visit: http://www.bitfury.com/