St. Pete man named to Blockchain Task Force
November 18, 2019 - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis appointed Jason Holloway to the state's Blockchain Task Force. Holloway, who lives in St. Petersburg, is a senior legislative assistant at the Florida Legislature and the CEO of DLT Consulting, Inc. He earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Florida and his master’s degree in digital currencies and blockchain technology from the University of Nicosia in Cyprus. The task force will study if and how Florida’s state, county, and municipal governments can benefit from a transition to blockchain-based systems for record-keeping, data security, financial transactions, and service delivery, and identify ways blockchain technology can be used to improve government interaction with businesses and the public.