1 February 2018

Brightline Initiative Becomes Newest Member of the Blockchain Research Institute

Toronto, CANADA; February 1, 2018 – The Blockchain Research Institute today announced the Brightline Initiative has joined as its newest member.

Brightline will now become one of over 40 industry leaders to join the institute, which is conducting the definitive investigation into the implications of blockchain for business, government and society.

“The Blockchain Research Institute is pleased to welcome Brightline to our ever-growing community of global leaders in business and government,” said Don Tapscott, co-founder and Executive Chairman of the BRI. “We look forward to working with Brightline to help leaders understand how blockchain can revolutionize the way their organizations work.”

As a member, the Brightline Initiative will support over 70 in-depth research projects from a global network of leading thinkers. Among these projects is an exhaustive series exploring the impact of blockchain on strategic business management, as well as blockchain’s implications on nearly a dozen major industries.

“It is Brightline’s focus to develop a holistic knowledge and networking platform to empower leaders to manage strategic initiatives and deliver the results of strategy more effectively,” said Ricardo Vargas, Executive Director of the Brightline Initiative. “We understand the importance of adapting strategies to address the impact blockchain technology may have on the future of business.”

“The partnership between Brightline and the BRI presents a unique venue to connect the disruptive growth of blockchain technology with strategic initiative management, deliver excellent research outcomes and best practices, and in so doing lead to positive impact on strategy implementation in organizations.”

About the BRI

The Blockchain Research Institute is a Toronto-based think-tank that helps organizations to realize the new promise of the digital economy by researching the strategic implications of blockchain technology and producing practical insights that will guide its members in achieving success.

The Institute’s global team of experts is dedicated to exploring, understanding, documenting and informing leaders about blockchain strategies, market opportunities, and implementation challenges. There are 70 research projects underway in the areas of financial services, manufacturing, retail, energy and resources, technology/media, healthcare and government; as well as how this nascent technology changes the way companies are managed. Project deliverables include an in-depth research report, an introductory video, and a summary infographic. To complement the research, the Institute offers a suite of services to members, such as a private website for the display of deliverables, monthly webinars, two all-member summits, and other proprietary activities. The Institute’s research findings, conclusions and recommendations will be released after a period of time under a creative commons license.

To find out more, please visit: https://www.blockchainresearchinstitute.org

About the Brightline Initiative

The Brightline™Initiative is a non-commercial coalition of leading global organizations dedicated to helping executives bridge the expensive and unproductive gap between strategy design and delivery. Brightline provides organizations with three key benefits that will improve their ability to deliver on strategic intent: Thought & Practice Leadership, Networking, and Capability Building. Brightline will ultimately deliver insights and solutions that empower leaders to successfully transform their organization’s vision into reality through strategic initiative management. Any professional who is responsible for the results or management of strategy delivery within their organization will benefit from Brightline. Learn more at www.brightline.org.

Media Contacts

Luke Bradley

: Director of Communications – Blockchain Research Institute
: [email protected]
: 647-228-3686

Qingqing Han

: Organizations Relationship Manager – Brightline Initiative
: +31 625129478
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