Veteran Blockchain Expert Bryant Nielson to Lead New Web3 Certification Board as Chief Executive Officer

For Immediate Release

Washington, D.C. – July 19, 2023 – The newly established Web3 Certification Board (W3CB) has appointed blockchain industry veteran Bryant Nielson as its first Chief Executive Officer. The W3CB is creating accredited certifications and standards for blockchain and related decentralized technologies.

“We could not have found a more qualified and dedicated leader than Bryant for the W3CB,” said a representative of the W3CB Board of Directors. “His pioneering work in blockchain training and education will help drive the success of our certification programs.” 

Nielson brings over a decade of experience across the public and private sectors of the blockchain industry. He currently serves as Director of Training for Bullish Global and was formerly Director of Training for Block.one. Nielson founded the first dedicated blockchain training company, The Blockchain Academy, in 2014.

“Universal, trusted certifications are critical as blockchain technology matures past the experimental stage,” said Nielson. “I’m excited to leverage my background to help the W3CB shape the future of blockchain certification and skills validation.”

The W3CB will develop certifications aligned with international standards and industry needs. Programs will start with foundational knowledge before expanding into specialized domains.

“Nielson’s leadership and expertise will give professionals, employers, and consumers confidence in the W3CB’s certifications,” said the Board representative. “We aim to close the global blockchain skills gap through rigorous, meaningful certifications.”

The W3CB is slated to release its first certifications in Q3 2023. 


About the Web3 Certification Board (W3CB)
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The Web3 Certification Board (W3CB) is a non-profit organization established to develop rigorous, accredited certifications in blockchain technology and related decentralized systems. As blockchain adoption accelerates, demand has grown for trusted certification programs that validate expertise and capabilities in this specialized field. The W3CB was formed to create comprehensive, globally-consistent certifications aligned with international standards and industry needs.

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