Perianne Boring is the founder and president of the Chamber of Digital Commerce, the world’s largest trade association representing the blockchain industry, which she established in 2014. The Chamber’s mission is to promote the acceptance and use of digital assets and blockchain-based technologies. Working with policymakers, regulatory agencies and industry, the Chamber educates and advocates for a pro-growth policy environment that fosters jobs, innovation and investment.
The Chamber’s members consist of the world’s leading innovators, operators and investors in the blockchain ecosystem, including Microsoft, IBM, Cisco, Nasdaq, Bloq, Bitpay, Block.one, TrustToken and many others. The Chamber also sponsors a number of keystone industry initiatives including the Token Alliance, which fosters best practices and frameworks for the responsible growth of tokenized networks and applications.
Perianne was named America’s Top 50 Women in Tech by Forbes. In 2016, she was named 10 Most Influential People in Blockchain by CoinDesk. Prior to forming the Chamber, Perianne was a television host and anchor of an international finance program that aired in more than 100 countries to over 650 million viewers. She began her career as a legislative analyst in the U.S. House of Representatives, advising on finance, economics, tax and healthcare policy.
Perianne is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Florida in business administration and economics. Raised in Florida, she currently resides in Washington, DC.