08.02.2016

Wall Street Blockchain Alliance Adds Calypso Technology as Corporate Member

PRNewswire – New York – The Wall Street Blockchain Alliance (WSBA), is pleased to announce that Calypso Technology, a leading provider of comprehensive front-to-back technology solutions for the global financial markets, has joined the non-profit trade association as a corporate member. The addition of Calypso to the WSBA reflects the ever increasing need for blockchain knowledge and expertise across multiple segments and disciplines of financial markets.

Notes Ron Quaranta, Chairman of the WSBA: “We are very pleased to have Calypso join the WSBA as one of our premier corporate members. Given the depth and breadth of their expertise in financial markets, as well as their innovative approach to blockchain and other disrupting technologies, we are confident that collaborating with Calypso on behalf of their customers and WSBA members will provide deep and lasting benefit for all parties. We look forward to many collaborative efforts with our colleagues at Calypso in the near future.”

Commenting on the membership announcement, Jean Safar, Chief Architect at Calypso adds: “We are delighted to join the WSBA. Blockchain has the potential to substantially improve both the efficiency and the transparency of the financial services industry, and the WSBA is dedicated to facilitating that transition. We are excited about the opportunity to work with both their leadership and member firms as we explore the various applications of the distributed ledger. Our participation in the WSBA will enhance our existing blockchain research and development, allowing us to bring innovative solutions to market faster.”

About The Wall Street Blockchain Alliance

The WSBA mission is to guide and promote comprehensive adoption of distributed ledger technology across financial markets. We do this by engaging with industry leaders, policymakers and technology innovators through direct communication, comment letters, best practice recommendations and more to guide the industry dialogue about this important technological innovation, so that the financial markets can realize the full potential of these capabilities.

For information about the WSBA, including membership, please visit www.wsba.co or email to info@wsba.co.

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