Financial News: Boards rush to fill crypto knowledge gap despite crash: Ignore at your peril

June 24, 2022

Kira Ciccarelli

More than half of boards enlist consultants to help on crypto

The long-awaited crypto winter may be in full swing, but boardrooms are in back-to-school mode when it comes to cryptocurrencies and other types of digital assets, according to research. A poll of more than 200 corporate directors has found that while companies still have a considerable knowledge gap, 95% of boards are actively seeking to educate themselves on digital assets. Half of the respondents were from companies with a market cap of more than $2bn, with 60% coming from the US. Read the full article here.  By Alex Daniel, Correspondent, Financial News

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Lead Research Specialist

Kira Ciccarelli is the Lead Research Specialist of the Diligent Institute, the modern governance think tank and global research arm of Diligent Corporation. In her role, Kira researches and produces high-level modern governance reports, blog articles and podcasts designed to inform director decision-making and highlight best practices.

Before joining Diligent, Kira worked in a variety of data-driven research roles, including analyzing global aid funds to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and compiling a meta-analysis of political experimental findings for the Analyst Institute. She holds a BA in Public Policy from the College of William & Mary.