UK blockchain startup, Nuggets, has brought in ex-Citi, Visa and PayPal exec Eric Warfel as a strategic advisor.
On 14th September, new requirements for authenticating online payments will be introduced in Europe as part of the second Payment Services Directive (PSD2). Warfel, who previously served as Senior Director, Token Applications at Visa and more recently in delivering working distributed ledger POCs for Citi Ventures, will provide strategic guidance as Nuggets looks to integrate with the banking and payments sector.
“I’m thrilled to have this opportunity to keep innovating in the payments space, and excited to work with such a forward thinking company,” he says. “In many ways, Europe is taking the lead in personal privacy. Nuggets is helping to shape a future where identity and commerce are controlled by the end user, making it a very exciting time to join the company.”