SNAP Interactive, Inc. is a leading provider of live video social networking applications which build on innovative technologies such as Blockchain.
Upon accepting his appointment, Mr Kerner will now begin advising on the development of blockchain and crypto initiatives at SNAP in order to capture the growth and value creation potential of its technologies.
He will also use his experience to provide advice to the company, including on blockchain and macro-crypto industry developments.
SNAP’s CEO, Alex Harrington said: “We are thrilled to add Lou to our Blockchain Advisory Board. Lou is one of Wall Street’s top thinkers and influencers on the potential of Blockchain and cryptocurrencies and their ability to revolutionize a large swath of the economy.
“In addition to his macro views on crypto, Lou brings a wealth of knowledge in such areas as crypto token economics, governance and consensus, and crypto for social good.
“We expect Lou to contribute significantly to guiding our investments in blockchain partnerships and internal initiatives, and to help us educate the investor community on SNAP’s exciting blockchain growth potential.”
Since 2013, Kerner has been a crypto enthusiast, public speaker, adviser, investor and thought leader and he is ranked among the five most influential crypto bloggers on Medium.
Kerner also said: “I’m excited to work with SNAP’s management and join Mike Jones on the Blockchain Advisory Board as I believe that SNAP’s leadership in video social networking, combined with its blockchain platform strategy, positions SNAP to be a leader in the emerging blockchain and crypto economy.”
Kerner is also a Partner at Flight VC where he manages The Israel Founders Syndicate and he was the Managing Partner of The Social Internet Fund (SIF).
He is best known for investing in Facebook and writing its first Wall Street-style research report back in 2010. He also ran two digital companies, Bolt and .tv.
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