Nuggets, a fee and ID platform primarily based on blockchain know-how, has managed to draw former Visa Managing Director Kevin Jenkins to its board as a Non-Govt Director.
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An skilled veteran in regulated environments, Kevin Jenkins is the brand new Non-Govt Director of Nuggets — a fee and ID platform primarily based on blockchain know-how.
In accordance with a press launch, the previous Managing Director of Visa is supposedly going to speed up the progress Nuggets is making throughout worldwide markets.
Talking on the matter, the founder and CEO of the corporate, Alastair Johnson, mentioned:
Kevin is a real funds pioneer, with an incredible status for establishing partnerships with monetary Establishments, know-how companions, retailers and e-commerce suppliers. He’ll assist us construct the relationships we have to roll out the product as rapidly as attainable. We’re thrilled that, after so lengthy engaged on buyer fee journeys at Visa, Kevin might be serving to us deliver much more elementary and thrilling change to the way in which individuals handle funds and ID.
Nuggets is an answer designated to retailer your private and fee data on a distributed ledger — supposedly enhancing person safety considerably.
This isn’t the primary time a high-ranked Visa worker has joined a cryptocurrency startup.
In Could, Marc O’Brien, former CEO of Visa UK and Eire, joined the “cryptobank” Crypterium.