SEATTLE, WA and AUSTIN, TX – November 26, 2018 – DigitalTown (OTC:DGTW) – with its blockchain-based Platform as a Service (PaaS) technology that makes it easy for people to search, find and buy from local merchants as part of a Smart City ecosystem – announces the appointment of Frank Robles to the post of Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective November 19, 2018.
Formerly VP of Global Operations for the company, appointed September 2017, Frank’s promotion recognizes his valuable contribution to the success of DigitalTown and the pilot project in Austin. This is evidenced by the various critical agreements he has developed and executed and his successful participation in important events. Recent events include the highly acclaimed Texas Bitcoin Conference, which took place on October 27 and 28, 2018 in Austin; and, The Austin Mayor’s Blockchain Challenge, during which Frank’s small team of three created a working solution to support homeless people in a weekend using DigitalTown APIs.
DigitalTown CEO, George Nagy, comments: “Frank’s promotion is well deserved. He is the public face of our company and he is increasingly recognized as a thought leader on the topics of blockchain, cryptocurrencies and solutions that support the local community. Thanks to Frank’s leadership of our pilot project in Austin, we are steadily gaining traction and recognition.”
DigitalTown COO, Frank Robles, adds: “The interest in what DigitalTown is doing in Austin is gaining momentum. The City of Austin is particularly pleased with what we are doing to extend our solutions for supporting local homeless people, and this is in turn helping us to build a better product. I am delighted to be recognized for my contribution to the company with the promotion to the role of COO.”
DigitalTown, Inc. (DGTW) DigitalTown operates at the intersection of FinTech, Smart Cities and Blockchain by providing a Platform as a Service (PaaS) that places people at the heart of Smart Cities.
We leverage Blockchain to harness the real power of a secure distributed internet in order to deliver a localized commerce platform capable of transacting in a multi-currency, global world.
The DigitalTown ecosystem enables local communities to benefit from digital transformation in three key ways: free online storefront, SmartWallet and community engagement.
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