BTCS Inc. (OTC: BTCS) one of the first U.S. publicly traded companies to be involved with digital assets and blockchain technologies, announced today the appointment of Jonathon R. Read to the company’s Board of Directors.
Mr. Read has held numerous executive positions with domestic and international companies over a career that spans in excess of 35 years.
Most recently, from 2013 to present, he has served as Managing Partner of Quadratam1 LLC, a Scottsdale, Arizona based firm specializing in providing financial and organizational consulting services for growth-stage companies in the US and China.
Prior to that, he served as Chief Executive Officer or President of Timefire VR, Inc., formerly known as EnergyTek Corp., and during the course of his tenure repositioned, re-financed, and merged the company into an entity focused on the virtual reality sector.
Beginning in 2005 and continuing through 2012, he founded and served as Chief Executive Officer and a director of ECOtality, Inc., a San Francisco-based entity in the field of electric vehicle charging and battery technology.
Charles Allen, CEO of BTCS said:
“Jonathon brings a wealth of public company expertise to our board. As we move forward on our plans to build a vertically-integrated operation in the burgeoning blockchain space, Jonathon’s experience should add tremendous value.”