IOTA Foundation gets a new addition – Mark Schmidt joins as community manager
IOTA foundation announced that they have a new community manager. According to their Medium post the new addition to the IOTA family is Mark Schmidt. Their brand new community manager is a crypto enthusiast and entrepreneur. IOTA has been one of the most active crypto companies in the industry. Their cryptocurrency MIOTA though is suffering and had a bad day at the crypto market yesterday.
MIOTA had also lost its 9th position in the crypto market to the current controversial coin, Tether. But it seems that the crypto coin has caught a break and has upsurged by 10.17% in the past 24 hours. The cryptocurrency is currently trading at $1.01 and has regained its 9th position.
Schmidt who’s an alum of University of Hamburg has founded several start-ups in various fields. These include on demand parcelling services, affiliate websites, to developing mobile applications. He has also managed professional e-sports teams, like Trademark Gamers and ASUS.
The company says that his background in management makes him a great asset to the company. And his talents will come in handy as they expand their interaction and engagement with the broader ecosystem. This, according to them is necessary for IOTA’s success. Mark studied Business administration at the University of Hamburg.
The role of the community manager is designed to aid in smoothing ecosystem efforts on both the development and community sides. In his role as community manager, Mark will serve as a contact point for individuals who are active in their localities. Moreover he’ll also ensure that community questions and concerns are answered adequately .
On joining the IOTA family, Mark Schmidt said,
“I have been closely following the cryptocurrency space since 2011, and in all that time, the only project to ever given me goosebumps was IOTA, both for its technological promise and its vision of the future. I am incredibly honored and excited to be joining the IOTA Foundation. It is my sincere hope and goal to help in my capacity as the Community Manager to make IOTA’s vision become a reality.”
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