Bitcoin banknote project appoints designer of Swiss franc and former US mint director to board

Notably, the leading architect of bitcoin banknotes announced today that several industry experts have been brought in to add deep design, manufacturing and sales experience to the company’s rapid growth.

Manuela Pfrunder, designer of the ninth series Swiss Franc, former US mint director Edmund Moy, IDEMIA Executive Vice President Philippe Barreau and former CEO and COO of Pixelworks, Hans Olsen, are among the newest team members of Noteworthy.

With more than 20 years of experience in visual communication, consulting and analysis of banknote design and culture, Manuela Pfrunder will move to Noteworthy as Chief Design Officer. Ms. Pfunder studied graphic design at the University of Applied Sciences in Lucerne and has since worked as a freelance graphic designer with a focus on information design and visual communication. In 2005 she took part in a competition of the Swiss National Bank (SNB) to design the new Swiss banknote, in which she was selected for the ninth series of Swiss francs. Ms. Pfunder also received the IBNS Banknote of the Year from the International Bank Note Society in 2016.

“It’s incredibly exciting to work with Larry Felix, former director of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Co-Founder Peter Vessenes, and other notable professionals in the fintech industry,” said Ms. Pfrunder of groundbreaking opportunities in the traditional banknote printing industry. The combination of the digital world with traditional printing is inspiring and I am honored to contribute my experience in the conception, design and printing of banknotes. ”

Hans Olsen joins Noteworthy as Executive Vice President, where he brings more than 35 years of experience in the semiconductor industry. Mr. Olsen co-founded Electronic Designs Inc and iChips and was CEO and COO of Pixelworks (PXLW), Vice President of Avnera and COO of Indice Semiconductor. Recent C-level experience and board service extends to cryptocurrency markets with a focus on blockchain, bitcoin mining, and investment advice at New Alchemy, Capital6, and several others.

The team will be rounded off by IDEMIA’s Executive Vice President, Philippe Barreau, and Edmund Moy, former US mint director, who will act as board members and consultants for the project. Mr. Barreau is Executive Vice President and Head of the Public Security and Identity Business Unit at IDEMIA. He held senior positions at several global companies in Europe and Asia and was elected chairman of the board of the Secure Identity Alliance (SIA) in January 2020. Edmund Moy was the 38th director of the US Mint from 2006 to 2011, where he introduced popular modern US coins such as the 20th anniversary silver and gold eagles, the Ultra High Relief Gold 20 USD in 2009, and the America the Beautiful Quarters Program directed.

“We are very excited to add these team members to Noteworthy’s list,” said Larry Felix, CEO of Noteworthy. “It’s great news for anyone who wants a more transparent and secure evolution of Bitcoin trading. With Manuela, Hans, Philippe and Edmund, Noteworthy will be able to deliver on our promise to use next-generation technology to deliver the know-how. how and the security of paper, chip and blockchain to combine to give our customers the opportunity to get more involved in this incredibly exciting industry. ”

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