The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) is launching a regional office in China, according to a press release that was published on Cointelegraph on February 14.
The press release indicated that Weijia Zhang, who is the vice president of engineering at blockchain interoperability startup Wanchain, has been tapped to function as the head for the new regional office.
Zhang will reportedly be responsible “for supporting the advancement and adoption of EEA’s standards by taking part in local hackathons, workshops, training sessions, and conferences.”
The organization, according to its website is “a member-driven standards organization whose charter is to develop open, blockchain specifications that drive harmonization and interoperability for businesses and consumers worldwide.”
The press release also cited the new office is designed to aid its members in China leverage the EEA’s standards and other resources.
The EEA released a new set of specifications last year in a bid to provide standards for developers with the use of private iterations of the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain.
And just recently, news emerged that blockchain platform Hyperledger and EEA declared that they were joining each other’s organizations as “Associate Members” to back enterprise blockchain adoption. Hyperledger, identical to the EEA, is an endeavor that has the goal of boosting the development cross-industry blockchain technologies.
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