The Wall Street Blockchain Alliance (WSBA), an industry leading non-profit trade association with a mission to guide and promote comprehensive adoption of blockchain technology and cryptoassets across global markets, is pleased to announce that Donna Redel has been appointed to the WSBA Advisory Board.
Ms. Redel is an accomplished and widely-respected businesswoman, a professor of blockchain-digital assets, angel investor, and philanthropist. She previously served as Managing Director of The World Economic Forum, the foremost global organization combining business, political, academic, and other leaders of society committed to improving the state of the world. Additionally, Ms. Redel was the first woman to chair a USA exchange, The Commodity Exchange.
Following her work in global organizations, Ms. Redel began a second career as a New York City based advisor and investor focusing on financial technology, blockchain and emerging technologies. She is an active participant in the startup community with New York Angels, serving as a board member, the co-founder of the Blockchain Committee and co-chair of the Israeli Investment Committee and chair of the Education Committee. Ms. Redel also developed and is teaching at Fordham Law school and Fordham Gabelli Business a course on Blockchain-Crypto-Digital Assets. She has a J.D. from Fordham Law School, an MBA from Columbia and a BA from Barnard College (Columbia).
Notes Ron Quaranta, Chairman of the WSBA: “We are thrilled to have Donna join the WSBA Advisory Board. Her multidisciplinary experience as a successful executive, philanthropist, investor, and academic will be invaluable to the WSBA.”
Donna is joining the Advisory Board with immediate effect, and will be supporting multiple initiatives at the WSBA, including the Legal, Crypto Asset, and Enterprise Solutions Working Groups.