The Bitcoin Foundation has appointed 3 new members to the board with the creation of three new member seats. The new members are runners up from the previous industry election and the Bitcoin Foundation — with the new appointments – have also published a draft for a new mission statement.
The press office of the Bitcoin Foundation has confirmed the appointment of Vinny Lingham, the co-founder and CEO of Gyft; Michael Perklin, president of C4; and Francis Pouliot CEO of Satoshi Portal to the board, today.
To accommodate the three new inductees, the Foundation created an “International Member seat”, now claimed by the runner up of the previous industry election, Vinny Lingham. Furthermore, two new individual member seats were created to have Michael Perklin and Francis Pouliot. While the three original runners up were Lingham, Perklin and Bruce Fenton, Fenton recused himself from the seat after he drafted the plan himself, with the board voting for the next runner up – Pouliot. In an interview with
In an interview with CCN, Michael Perklin said the Bitcoin Foundation should not interact with regulatory bodies. So too, has Francis Pouliot, who stated –at the time– that the