The Stellar Development Foundation introduced the appointment of former chief working officer at IT non-profit Mozilla, Denelle Dixon, as its new CEO and government director. The firm introduced the occasion by way of a press launch revealed on March 14.
The present government director and co-founder of the muse, Jed McCaleb, will now deal with the community protocol and adoption technique as chief architect. Per the press launch, throughout her work at Mozilla, Dixon reportedly led the corporate’s battle for web neutrality and management over private information.
McCaleb commented within the press launch, stating that Dixon’s advocacy for an open web, encryption and privateness might be indispensable to the group, alongside her expertise main operations, enterprise and her work on coverage at Mozilla.
Mozilla is primarily recognized for the online browser Mozilla Firefox, one of many main net browsers first launched 16 years in the past, in September 2002. The firm additionally introduced in August that it’ll block browser-based cryptojacking in future variations.
As Cointelegraph reported in February, blockchain protocol analysis and growth firm CasperLabs appointed Ethereum Foundation researcher Vlad Zamfir as lead consensus protocol architect.
Also in February, former Goldman Sachs government Marco Lim was reportedly appointed as a managing companion at Hong Kong-based blockchain and cryptocurrency-focused hedge fund MaiCapital. During the identical month, New York-based fintech firm TrueDigital Holdings introduced the appointment of former Bridgewater Associates chief working officer, Thomas Kim, as its new CEO.