Palm NFT Studio Joins the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance at the Board Level
Palm NFT Studio Co-Founder and CEO Dan Heyman Appointed as EEA Board of Directors Representative to Advance the Continued Adoption of Ethereum
WAKEFIELD, Mass. – April 6, 2022 – The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) today announced the addition of Palm NFT Studio as an EEA Board-level member, the highest level of the organization. In addition, the EEA announced that Palm NFT Studio Co-founder and CEO Dan Heyman will serve as the company’s EEA Board of Directors representative, taking part in guiding the organization’s vision, driving member engagement and building new initiatives to advance the Ethereum ecosystem.
Palm NFT Studio and its Co-founder and CEO Dan Heyman join Board representatives from EEA member companies including Accenture, Blockapps, BNY Mellon, ConsenSys, Ethereum Foundation, Intel, JP Morgan, Microsoft, Moves, and Banco Santander. Palm NFT Studio brings its expertise to the EEA as a technology company that partners with leading artists, creatives, IP owners and entertainment companies to bring them into Web3 and NFTs. The Palm Network is a new NFT-optimized blockchain network for culture and creativity built for the Ethereum ecosystem and offering low gas costs, fast transactions, and a 99.99%+ reduction in energy consumption when compared to Proof of Work systems. Prior to co-founding Palm NFT Studio, Dan Heyman was the Co-Founder and General Manager for PegaSys, ConsenSys’s Ethereum protocol engineering division. During his four years at the helm of PegaSys, Dan helped collaborate on the design and development of Ethereum 1.0, Ethereum 2.0, and Enterprise Ethereum blockchain protocols.
“Under Dan’s leadership, Palm NFT Studio has become a pioneer at the forefront of Ethereum technology for driving long-term utility and value for Web3 ecosystems. On behalf of the board, I am very pleased to welcome Palm NFT Studio to the Board and Dan as a representative of the EEA Board of Directors,” said EEA Executive Director Dan Burnett. “Palm NFT Studio joins the EEA during a time of rapid expansion in the DeFi and NFT space. Dan’s expertise with Ethereum, businesses building on Ethereum and NFT creator ecosystems will help accelerate the EEA’s growth as we attract additional members across these categories.”
Since its debut in March 2021, Palm NFT Studio has introduced game-changing NFT drops, ranging from high-concept art projects like Damien Hirst’s The Currency to new channels for issuing NFTs as rewards for fan engagement with blockbuster IPs such as Space Jam 2 and DC Comics’ DC FanDome 2021. Palm NFT Studio has also worked with Pace Gallery to launch the gallery’s Web3 platform, Pace Verso, which bridges the fine art and crypto worlds.
“Ethereum is helping to revolutionize how the world thinks about finance, culture, media ownership and the relationship between creators and fans. By tapping into this massive cultural shift, such as using NFTs to create Web3 ecosystems, Ethereum is at the forefront of culture and creativity,” said Heyman. “I am looking forward to working with the EEA Board of Directors, EEA members and EEA Community Projects’ leaders to advance how businesses build on Ethereum.”
About the EEA
The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) enables organizations to adopt and use Ethereum technology in their daily business operations. The EEA empowers the Ethereum ecosystem to develop new business opportunities, drive industry adoption, and learn and collaborate. The EEA Community Projects provides a hub for open source development of code, APIs, standards, and reference implementations. To learn more about joining the EEA, reach out to [email protected] or visit https://entethalliance.org/become-a-member/.