Partisia Blockchain appoints Shirly Valge as Head of External Relations and Partnerships
ZUG, 11 OCTOBER 2023. Partisia Blockchain announces the appointment of Shirly Valge as the Head of External Relations and Partnerships, effective immediately. This strategic hire will strengthen our commitment to cultivating relationships and expanding our partnerships. This appointment underscores the organization’s unwavering dedication to excellence in leadership and top-tier talent acquisition.
Shirly brings a decade of experience in disruptive technologies and business development to her new role, including her recent tenure as Chief Operating Officer and Board Member at Velas Network, where she played a pivotal role in building and expanding the organization.
In her capacity at Partisia Blockchain, Shirly will collaborate with the senior leadership team to provide expert guidance on expanding the partnership network. She will focus on elevating the organization’s visibility and influence within the industry, fostering the growth of strategic alliances. Shirly will play a pivotal role in identifying and cultivating our network of partners.
Kurt Nielsen, President of Partisia Blockchain: “Shirly’s extensive skills and expertise will significantly accelerate Partisia Blockchain’s growth, fortifying our partnerships and collaborations. With Shirly’s invaluable knowledge, we eagerly anticipate broadening and diversifying our network of partners, paving the way for increased adoption of our cutting-edge technology.”
Before joining Partisia Blockchain, Shirly held key positions at various organizations, including Unity Investment, Crypto Mining and Brokerage in Switzerland where she drove revenue growth through marketing, investor relations and sales. In addition to her professional achievements, Shirly is dedicated to educating the next generation, having lectured 400 students at the University of Engineering and Management in India on the applications of blockchain, artificial intelligence and emerging technologies in the public sector, and on several Web3 courses dedicated to attracting more women into the blockchain industry.
Shirly’s distinguished credentials reflect her commitment to the industry, with her Forbes 30 under 30 nomination in 2021 and numerous keynote addresses at major industry events. She holds a Master of Business Administration degree in International Business and Marketing from the Tallinn University of Technology and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and International Relations from the Tallinn University (Estonia). Shirly actively contributes to the community by volunteering at Kickstart Accelerator, where she supports start-ups and mentors international students. She is a native of Estonia, the leading country for blockchain adoption and MPC for public sector use, and has firsthand experience using the advantages of the DLT and MPC.
Partisia Blockchain is privileged to welcome Shirly Valge as the Head of External Relations and Partnerships and looks forward to her contributions to growth and success. Her appointment represents a significant milestone in our journey towards achieving ambitious goals and maintaining our position as a leader in the blockchain industry.
About Partisia Blockchain: Partisia Blockchain brings unparalleled opportunities by empowering privacy-preserving, interoperable and sustainable innovation for fairness and transparency. It fuels the most secure and efficient networks to solve global problems. Distilled with 35 years of rigorous research, Partisia Blockchain future-proofs solutions, solves tomorrow’s challenges by powering fair, secure, distribution of benefits. While preserving privacy and confidentiality, it brings accountable, transparent and decentralized governance. Learn more: www.PartisiaBlockchain.com