BitFury Group, which bills itself as the leading Bitcoin Blockchain infrastructure provider and transaction processing company in the world, added Jamie Smith as global chief communications officer.
Smith will oversee all of the firm’s global media and communications activities.
Smith most recently served as executive vice president at Edelman Public Relations where she oversaw multi-channel media strategies from Washington, D.C. Prior to that, she served as special assistant and spokesperson for President Obama, and she also served as Deputy White House Press Secretary. She also previously served as director of public affairs for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), communications director for the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation and its then Chairman John D (Jay) Rockefeller IV, traveling press director for Secretary Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign, and communications director for Madeleine K. Albright and The Albright Group, LLC.
BitFury Group is based in San Francisco and has offices in Amsterdam, London and D.C.