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 NEM.io 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 NEM.io Foundation and concentrate my energy to build ProximaX and continue to grow the NEM ecosystem.
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.
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.