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GBBC & GDF Global Leaders Series with Congressman Warren Davidson
June 15 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am EDT
Join us for the next GBBC & GDF Global Leaders Series with Congressman Warren Davidson, U.S. Representative serving Ohio’s 8th District. Congressman Davidson was recently named ranking member of the Task Force on Financial Technology, which focuses on issues surrounding emerging financial technology, including payment systems, data privacy and blockchain.
Congressman Davidson is also a member of the Congressional Blockchain Caucus. As an advocate for blockchain and cryptocurrency adoption, Congressman Davidson has co-authored the “Token Taxonomy Act,” designed to bring clarity and recognition to cryptocurrencies in the U.S.
In this episode, GBBC CEO Sandra Ro will sit down with Congressman Warren Davidson to discuss the Congressman’s efforts advocating blockchain and cryptocurrency adoption, his vision of the U.S., as well as his role on the Task Force on Financial Technology, and his views on key issues surrounding emerging technologies, such as: data privacy and financial inclusion.
About Congressman Warren Davidson:
Warren Davidson represents Ohio’s 8th Congressional District. He is a member of the House Financial Services Committee, where he is focused on policies that help grow our economy, instill fiscal discipline, advance innovation, and limit runaway government expansion that threatens to bankrupt America.
After high school, Congressman Davidson enlisted in the Army as an infantryman. As part of the 3rd Infantry Division, he was stationed in Germany and witnessed the fall of the Berlin Wall. Warren’s commanding officers recognized his potential and helped him earn an appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point. He graduated near the top of his class as a student of American history and mechanical engineering. As an officer, he led in The Old Guard, the 75th Ranger Regiment, and the 101st Airborne Division.
After the Army, Congressman Davidson returned home, worked with his father, earned an MBA from the University of Notre Dame, and spent fifteen years owning and operating manufacturing companies in Ohio. In 2016, he again responded to the call of service, and came to work in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Warren and his wife Lisa have been married for 25 years and have two adult children.
The Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC) and Global Digital Finance (GDF) have partnered to host a weekly webinar series with leaders in government and technology to get their read on the current global situation, emerging technologies, and field questions from members of the community.