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Cecile Alper-Leroux joins the Velocity Network Foundation Executive board

We’re delighted to announce that Cecile Alper-Leroux has been voted onto the Velocity Network Foundation Executive board!

Drawing on her extensive experience in human capital management at organizations like UKG, Ultimate Software and Lawson Software, Cecile will play a valuable role in our mission to build the Internet of Careers®, using open, trusted, and self-sovereign blockchain technology.

InformData joins Velocity

“InformData is a recognized leader in traditional resume verification data methods and is committed to being on the cutting edge of innovation for alternative methods, such as Velocity, to streamline the process for both consumers and the those who use this information to determine eligibility for hiring, leasing, access, etc. We look forward to sharing our industry expertise and learning from other innovators to solve the inefficiencies of manual verification.”

Credential Engine CEO Scott Cheney joins Velocity board

“The work and vision of Velocity is both exciting and essential. Velocity and its members are quickly proving that it is possible to share career records through secure approaches to the benefit of students, workers, employers and others. Now we look toward the opportunity to rapidly expand its adoption and utilization in order to make the global marketplace more efficient, effective, and equitable. I’m honored to be joining the Board at this moment, and to work with the other members to help lead Velocity through its next phases of growth.”

RANDA Solutions CEO Marty Reed joins the Velocity board

“I am honored to contribute to the direction of the Velocity Network Foundation by serving on the board. Our work with Velocity and other credential networks leads us to believe the entire industry is on the cusp of widespread adoption by both organizations and individuals. Velocity has shown tenacity with its iterative approach to meeting market demand where it is currently. This is the only true path to adoption at scale. I look forward to bringing our education ecosystem experience to the board and replicating the successes already being realized in the healthcare and financial verticals. I am proud to be a member of this group of outstanding leaders.”

Ekstep Foundation’s Gaurav Gupta speaking at our India ecosystem launch event

We’re delighted that EkStep Foundation’s Chief Growth Officer, Gaurav Gupta, will speak at our 8th February event focused on the India IT Services industry.

Founded by Nandan Nilekani, Rohini Nilekani and Shankar Maruwada, EkStep is a not-for-profit effort to create a learner centric, technology-based platform to improve applied literacy and numeracy for millions of children in India.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation becomes the latest organization to join Velocity.

“Recognizing the gravitas of this once-in-a-generation labor market revolution driven by the members of Velocity Network Foundation®, a growing number of non-profits, NGOs, and multi-lateral and professional associations representing the largest groups of labor market stakeholders are joining as members of the Foundation® to participate in the governance of the Network and represent their constituencies’ perspectives,” says Dror Gurevich, CEO of Velocity Network Foundation®. “We’re excited to have the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation on board, representing the voice of businesses and employers across the Foundation’s governance processes.”