In January it was reported that U.S. House of Representatives Member David Schweikert will speak at a Washington blockchain event, organized by the Chamber of Digital Commerce – the first time a sitting Congressman on the finance committee will be addressing the bitcoin community in the American capital.
Now we bring you an interview with the creator of the event and the founder of of the Chamber of Digital Commerce, a DC-based trade association promoting acceptance digital assets, Perianne Boring.
Please tell us about your background and what led you to create the Chamber of Digital Commerce
I began my career as a legislative analyst in the US House of Representatives, advising on finance, economics, tax and healthcare policy.
This gave me a chance to see firsthand how important the dialogue is between policy makers, regulators and industry in developing pro-growth legislation and regulation. I’ve also learned how to facilitate that dialogue and what happens when industry is not included in the policy discussions.
Prior to forming the Chamber, I was a television host and the anchor of “Prime Interest,” an international finance program that aired in over 100 countries to over 650 million viewers. I