The Malta Stock Exchange has announced that it has created a Blockchain Committee to formulate a strategy geared towards addressing the blockchain technology.
The committee, which will consist of members of the Exchange’s Board, chairman and chief executive, and outside experts, will be chaired by Dr. Abdalla Kablan, a Malta Stock Exchange Director, an entrepreneur and academic specializing in machine intelligence, big data, analytics, and computational finance.
Mr Joseph Portelli, chairman of the Malta Stock Exchange, said in a statement :
Malta and the MSE are quite fortunate to have at our disposal our country’s preeminent technologist and a globally recognized expert on blockchain technology. Dr Kablan has a proven track record within the technology space, evidenced by his latest startup Hippo Data, the first Maltese company to ever be selected into the London Microsoft Accelerator Program.
The Exchange is also hoping to unveil its own Malta Stock Exchange Blockchain Consortium, a think tank, that will bring experts together from the Exchange’s stakeholders in addition to those from other organizations across Malta. It is hoped that