MGT Expands Cryptocurrency Advisory Board with Appointment of Executive Director of the Bitcoin Foundation

MGT Capital Investments, Inc. has announced the appointment of Bruce Fenton to its Cryptocurrency Advisory Board, effective immediately. Currently the Executive Director of the Bitcoin Foundation, and founder and CEO of Atlantic Financial, Fenton is an economic strategist and advisor with a focus on the changing global economy.

Fenton is a specialist in emerging technology such as digital currency and emerging markets. He also advises U.S. and global investment clients and provides consulting and project based services to banks, financial organizations, charitable organizations and families, working with a major leading U.S. based private equity and investment firm, one of the world’s largest global charities and several other families and foundations. Fenton has placed over $5 billion in investment capital with money managers and funds during his career.

Speaking on his appointment, Fenton remarked: “As an active member of the cybercurrency industry through my Bitcoin business ventures and position as Executive Director of the Bitcoin Foundation, I am honoured to support the efforts of John McAfee in providing advanced cyber security for this burgeoning industry. I have long been an enthusiast of cybercurrency technology and believe cyber security will play a role in advancing the broad trust and use of currencies such as Bitcoin.”

Proposed Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MGT Capital, John McAfee commented: “Bruce joins Roger Ver and Erik Voorhees as the third member of our Cryptocurrency Advisory Board. Bruce is highly respected within the field of cryptocurrency and we are all extremely pleased with this addition to our growing advisory team. In addition to his contributions to the field of economics, Bruce is renowned as a Bitcoin innovator,”

The Cryptocurrency Advisory Board will ensure that MGT remains current in the protection of this area and provides the most state of the art products to its customers. Bitcoin evangelist Roger Ver is a founding member and chairman of the Cryptocurrency Advisory Board. The company is soon to change its name to John McAfee Global Technologies, Inc.