JPMorgan's Amber Baldet leaving to Start New Blockchain Venture

Amber Baldet, Lead for JPMorgan's Quorum leaves to start-up her own Blockchain Company

Marcus Zallman
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According to a memo, released by Reuters, and sent by Umar Farooq, JPMorgan’s head of blockchain initiatives has said that Amber Bladet, a key member of Quorum would be leaving the company, and would be replaced by Christine Moy.

Amber Bladet, has been very influential in the blockchain community, having been awarded one of the most influential blockchain executives in 2017 and Fortunes’s 2017 “40 Under 40” list.

Jessica Francisco a JPMorgan spokeswoman confirmed in a statement to Fortune that; “Amber is extremely talented and helped build the outstanding team we have today. We respect her desire to start her own venture and we wish her nothing but the best.”

Quorum is an enterprise-ready distributed ledger and art contract platform which is ideal for any application requiring high speed and high throughput processing of private transactions within a permissioned group of known participants. Quorum addresses specific challenges to blockchain technology adoption within the financial industry, and beyond.