The Bitcoin Alliance of Canada has announced the resignation of Executive Director Anthony Di Iorio. Di Iorio served as Executive Director of the Bitcoin Alliance of Canada since it was formed in 2012, during which he helped spread awareness of Bitcoin across Canada. Di Iorio has stepped down from his position as Executive Director and as a member of the Board.
In his time as Executive Director, Di Iorio was responsible for successfully organizing Canada’s first Bitcoin conference, and also represented the Alliance at numerous international conferences over the past two years. He was a driving force behind many of the Bitcoin Alliance of Canada’s initiatives and and contributed greatly to the growth of Canada’s Bitcoin community as founder of the Alliance, as well as the Toronto Bitcoin meetup.
The Bitcoin Alliance of Canada board has appointed Kyle Kemper to act as interim Executive Director. Having served as an existing board member since April 2014, Kemper has a strong familiarity with the Bitcoin Alliance of Canada’s workings and is eager to ramp up its activity level and member involvement. Kemper’s background is in business, finance, technology, and politics. And within the cryptocurrency space he is known for his roles with both the Bitcoin Strategy Group and CAVIRTEX.
Speaking about his appointment, Kemper stated,
“I am honored to accept this appointment. Anthony Di Iorio was a great leader and will be missed; the Alliance thanks him for his tireless efforts. Moving forward, I hope to continue growing our membership while promoting bitcoin across Canada. The bitcoin ecosystem evolves dynamically, and I think it’s important that we, as an Alliance, focus our efforts to maximize this opportunity.”
Di Iorio will continue to help support the Bitcoin Alliance of Canada in an advisory position as he focuses more on his business ventures. He currently operates Decentral.tv, a crypto news broadcast. Have you ever checked it out? What do you think of it?
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