As Global Chief Communications and Marketing Officer for The Bitfury Group – the world’s leading full service Blockchain company – Smith works to fundamentally enhance and positively advance the way the global community does business, transfers value, and opens up new doors to prosperity for billions of people throughout the world. Smith has dedicated her career to making lives better, improving security, and ensuring opportunity is available to all. Smith brings nearly two decades of communications experience, serving at the highest levels of government and the private sector, to the financial technology arena.
Smith previously served as Special Assistant to President Obama and deputy White House press secretary, Executive Vice President at Edelman Public Relations, Director of Public Affairs for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) and General James Clapper, Communications Director for the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation under its then Chairman John D (Jay) Rockefeller IV, Traveling Press Director for Secretary Hillary Clinton’s 2008 Presidential Campaign, Communications Director for former Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright and The Albright Group, LLC. and policy aide to Congresswoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY).
Jamie serves as the Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum’s Future Council on Blockchain. She is also a member of the Advisory Board for the Bretton Woods II initiative at New America.
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