As Global Chief Communications 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 global Blockchain 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 speaks regularly around the world – from Money 2020 to the World Economic Forum at Davos to SxSW to the Clinton Global Initiative – she is an industry expert in the emerging technology of Blockchain. She serves as the Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum’s Future Council on Blockchain. She is the creator and President of the Global Blockchain Business Council and the co-creator and President of the Blockchain Trust Accelerator and was recognized by Innovate Finance on the Women in FinTech 2016 Powerlist. Jamie also serves as a member of the Advisory Board for the Bretton Woods II initiative at New America.