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NSA veteran joins itBit
itBit, a New York-based bitcoin exchange, has appointed Ed Giorgio, a 30-year-veteran of the US National Security Agency (NSA), to its board of advisors, as reported by CCN. The board of advisors includes prominent names like Josh Rosner, managing director at research firm Graham Fisher & Co; Kang Global Investors founder and managing partner Richard Kang; and founder of Aitken Advisors James Aitken.
Moreover, Jim Manzi, former CEO of Lotus Development Corporation, has been appointed to itBit's board of directors. The board of directors includes former FDIC chairman Sheila Bair; former US Senator Bill Bradley and former Chairman of Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Robert Herz.
"Jim and Ed are important additions for itBit, which will benefit from their extensive expertise developing products and growing companies in the technology sector," said Chad Cascarilla, itBit's CEO and co-founder.
"Jim brings over 20 years of investment experience developing and advising technology companies, and Ed's expertise in cryptography and cybersecurity will help ensure that itBit's bitcoin exchange and our next generation of block chain based products remain the safest and most secure in the industry", Cascarilla added.