The Chamber of Digital Commerce announced on Wednesday it has appointed CME Group executive Rumi Morales as a new member of its board of advisors. The organization revealed that prior to joining CME Group six years ago, Morales led the APAC business of Goldman Sachs’ Global Markets Institute in Hong Kong. She was named to Crain’s Chicago Business 2014 Tech 50, Institutional Investor’s 2015 Fintech Finance 35, and Crain’s Chicago Business 2015 40 Under 40 lists.
“Blockchain technology is beginning to transform the way financial markets operate and holds the same potential for risk management. The Chamber of Digital Commerce is securing the future of this technology by driving appropriate policy, and CME Group is committed to advancing this shared vision and encouraging innovation in fintech.”
Perianne Boring, Founder and President of the Chamber of Digital Commerce, also commented:
“The Chamber made great strides in increasing the public-private dialogue since our inception just 30 months ago, however there is much work to do to promote the advancement of blockchain-based technologies. Rumi brings a wealth of energy and experience and we are excited to have her on our team.”
Matthew Roszak, Chairman of the Chamber of Digital Commerce, added:
“To foster institutional adoption of blockchain-based technologies, established financial leaders like CME Group are critical for the transition from promise to reality. We are honored to welcome Rumi Morales to our advisory board, as the Chamber will greatly benefit from her leadership and expertise.”