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Banco Santander innovation exec Faura joins Wall Street Blockchain Alliance board

15 March 2017  |  5531 views  |  0 Source: The Wall Street Blockchain Alliance

The Wall Street Blockchain Alliance (WSBA), a non-profit trade association at the forefront of blockchain adoption in financial markets, today 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 brings over twenty years of experience in financial markets to the Board, and is an acknowledged thought leader in the key 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 recognized 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, unraveling 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.” 

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