Sweetbridge, the global blockchain alliance that is developing protocols to enable frictionless business ecosystems and low-interest financing for individuals, businesses, and non-profit organizations, today announced it has added blockchain expert and best-selling author Don Tapscott to its advisory group. Mr. Tapscott will advise the Sweetbridge team on strategically applying blockchain and cryptocurrency technology for enterprise ecosystems and government use.
“Blockchain has the potential to transform the way organizations build their supply chains, and I believe Sweetbridge is on the cutting edge of that transformation,” Mr. Tapscott said. “I look forward to collaborating with their team as they improve the way businesses around the world interact.”
Mr. Tapscott is one of the world’s leading authorities on the impact of technology on business and society. He is the CEO of the Tapscott Group, a think tank that regularly advises business and government leaders around the world. He has authored 16 books, including Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything, an international bestseller translated into more than 25 different languages, and more recently, Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin is Changing Money, Business, and the World, which was recently featured in the New York Review of Books. In 2017 Mr. Tapscott co-founded the Blockchain Research Institute, whose 75 projects are the definitive investigation into blockchain strategy, use cases, implementation challenges, and organizational transformations .
“As a well-respected thought leader and expert in the blockchain space, Don’s deep industry knowledge will be a critical asset as we continue to further our mission to leverage blockchain to create truly decentralized, frictionless business ecosystems,” Sweetbridge CEO Scott Nelson said.
Mr. Tapscott was ranked as the second most influential management thinker in the world according to Thinkers50. He is also an adjunct professor at the Rotman School of Management and Chancellor of Trent University in Ontario. In July 2015, Mr. Tapscott was inducted into the Order of Canada, the second-highest honor for merit in the system of orders, decorations, and medals of Canada, for his leadership in business innovation, as well as research conducted on the economic and social impact of information technology.