Crypto lobby group Crypto Council for Innovation (CCI) has announced its five new hires, including three new members of its leadership team. The new executives include former U.S. Senator Cory Gardner as CCI’s chief strategist for political affairs.
The committee’s new communications director will be Amanda Russo, formerly of the World Economic Forum. Annie Dizon, former nonprofit TechSoup, joins CCI as Director of Operations. Additionally, former Algand Foundation CEO Sean Lee will advise CCI on its expansion in the Asia Pacific region.
Archetype Ventures partner Katherine Wu is CCI’s first fellow. As previously reported, CCI appointed former World Economic Forum executive Sheila Warren as CEO.