blockchain advisory council

Blockchain Advisory Council

Who We Are

CompTIA’s Blockchain Advisory Council (BCAC) brings together thought leaders and innovators to identify how Channel partners and clients can leverage blockchain technology in their business cases. With representatives from supply chain consulting, software development and consulting, legal, marketing, educational, business-to-business and business-to-consumer organizations, we are well positioned to address the pain points which can be mitigated by blockchain technology.

What We Stand For

The BCAC believes the adoption of blockchain technology brings tremendous opportunity—and challenges. We are committed to building the strategies and resources necessary to help any business leverage blockchain to be more successful. We seek to offer guidance on these questions:

  • What is blockchain?
  • What do terms like cryptographic signature, consensus algorithms and distributed ledger technology mean?
  • What are some of the myths (and truths) about blockchain technology?
  • When is blockchain right for your business system?
  • What expertise do you need to implement a blockchain-based system?
  • What are the legal, regulatory and financial implications of a blockchain system?
  • What are some sample use cases of blockchain?

How We’re Making an Impact

The BCAC develops best practices, use cases and other resources that can be used by anyone developing, selling or influencing blockchain solutions. We’re on the front lines evangelizing the technology that’s redefining the concept of currency, disrupting the entire financial industry and shaking up business applications.

In addition, because blockchain is a foundational technology, but not a complete solution, the BCAC is collaborating with CompTIA’s other industry advisory councils to further study how blockchain can be leveraged throughout the Channel, including by drones, artificial intelligence, business applications and internet of things. Together, we are working to foster greater integration and innovation of emerging technologies.


Elena Dumitrascu - BAAC

Elena Dumitrascu


TerraHub Technologies

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Adam Lesh


Founder and CTO,
The Maker Foundry

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Maxine Aitkenhead

Vice Chair

Director of Business Development,

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Sean Burke



Peter Jamack

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Raja Krishnasamy

Engineering Leader,

Evin McMullen - BCAC

Evin McMullen



Barry Mosakowski

Blockchain Architect,

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Eric Powell

Rylet Industries, LLC

John Souza - BCAC

John Souza

Kingsland University

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Lisa Westerman Spiegel

New Jersey State Bar Association,
Associate Executive Director for Continuing Legal Education

Related Resources

Blockchain Learning Paths

CompTIA’s Blockchain Advisory Council created Blockchain Learning Paths, a guide for professionals looking to begin their educational journey.

Published : December, 1, 2021

7 Phases of Blockchain Implementation

The Blockchain Advisory Council has developed an infographic to help business of tech professionals understand the phases of a blockchain project.

Published : August, 13, 2021

Blockchain for Entitlements

Learn six ways blockchain can help governments reduce costs, improve compliance and monitor entitlement programs.

Published : June, 24, 2021

7 Myths About Blockchain—Busted

CompTIA’s Blockchain Advisory Council identified seven popular myths about the technology and analyzed the truth behind each one.

Published : June, 29, 2020

Blockchain Terminology : A Glossary for Beginners

Learn the basic terminology for blockchain technology. From Address to Zeppelin, here’s the entire list of terms beginners need to know.

Published : February, 28, 2020