President and VP to Left Their Posts at NEM

Lon Wong and Jeff McDonald will continue to cooperate with NEM Foundation as advisors
03 April 2018   626

President of the non-profit organization NEM Foundation Lon Wong and vice-president Jeff McDonald left their posts. Christophe Van de Reck was appointed interim president, the official statement said.

At the same time, Wong and McDonald will continue to work with the organization as advisers. During the closed beta testing of the Catapult engine, they will focus on working with business partners, the NEM Foundation notes.

Our Foundation has been blessed with a group of able leaders and enthusiastic fulltime employees that stand ready to take the world by storm. We have built momentum and I am happy with the way things are moving. So, after careful consideration, I have decided that it is time for me to step aside as the President of Foundation and concentrate my energy to build ProximaX and continue to grow the NEM ecosystem.

Lon Wong

Ex-president, NEM

The former vice-president of NEM Foundation also told about his plans for the future.

I plan to expand my work with LuxTag and Kchain, improve the Voting protocol and Apostille protocol as Catapult furthers in development. I’m also working on other ideas for additional protocols in addition to these that Catapult will enable. For me, these are exciting things that I want to work on and so I’m making that happen starting today.

Jeff McDonald

Ex-vice-president, NEM

Late March, the NEM Foundation, developers of the PEM platform NEM and the company Tech Bureau announced the launch of closed beta testing of the block-engine Catapult, also known as Mijin v.2. Partners, customers and individual community-developers can take part in it.

Unibright and NEM to Join Forces

Result of the partnership should be the creation of the possibility of generating NEM-oriented code in the Unibright framework
09 August 2018   267

The platform for integrating the blockchain into the business processes Unibright and the NEM Foundation announced a strategic partnership.

Representatives of the team Unibright said that the result of the partnership should be the creation of the possibility of generating NEM-oriented code in the Unibright framework and joining Unibright to the NEMsp service partnership program.

In addition, the partnership suggests:

  • adding NEM as a target of Unibrights automatic blockchain code generation
  • adding NEM adapters to Unibright’s integration plattform to connect NEM architectures to existing IT landscapes
  • qualifying Unibright as an official NEM Service Partner by training and certification through the Global NEMsp Network.
  • working together on common customer projects, case studies and proof of concepts with industry partners and clients

The NEMsp Network is a scalable and repeatable program designed to expedite the adoption of NEM globally while creating value for our partners. Companies won’t need to have any internal technical staff to be able to build on the NEM Blockchain because a project can be completely developed and deployed by a NEMsp. Unibright puts that development on an even higher level by generating code automatically, and thus are a perfect fit to the NEMsp network. We look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship with Unibright.

Kristof Van de Rek

Interim President,

Unibright already cooperates with Lufthansa.