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E. David Ellington

E. David Ellington

Founder and Executive Chairman Silicon Valley Blockchain Society (SVBS)


David Ellington is the Founder and Executive Chairman of the Silicon Valley Blockchain Society (SVBS). SVBS is a global, invite-only, private, member-driven ecosystem supporting blockchain and cryptocurrency-related projects across industries and for social impact. SVBS members are active investors primarily in technology. They collectively represent more than $1.5 Trillion in investment capital. The SVBS mission is three words: “Fund the Revolution.”

Mr. Ellington is a blockchain and cryptocurrency investor and is also an attorney, entrepreneur, advisor and Managing Partner of Emory Capital Group, a family office.

Mr. Ellington was a Trustee and Commissioner on the San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System (SFERS) Board. SFERS is the fifth largest pension fund in the State of California (No. 74 in the US). At that time, the SFERS Board had oversight of approximately US$20 Billion. Mr. Ellington was Board President; Chair, Investments Committee, (Alternatives); member, Investments Committee; Chair, Governance Committee; Member, Governance Committee and member, Finance Committee. Mr. Ellington was first appointed to the Board by San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown and then re-appointed to a second term by succeeding Mayor Gavin Newsom, now Governor of California.

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