Rebecca Hofmann is accomplished leader in energy with over 19 years of experience in finance, compliance and innovation. She currently serves as Chairman of the Board for the OOC Oil & Gas Blockchain Consortium. Mrs. Hofmann is the founding member and visionary behind the creation of the US Oil & Gas Blockchain Forum and the OOC Oil & Gas Blockchain Consortium, both of which are energy industry initiatives to further the digitalization movement by creating proof of concepts and industry-wide blockchain solutions. Visit the website at www.oocblockchain.com. Mrs. Hofmann currently works within Equinor’s Operations Technology Business Efficiency group and is responsible for ensuring the development and improvement of external processes over governance, requirements and compliance. She also leads Equinor’s blockchain digitalization strategy. In 2018, Mrs. Hofmann received the GRIT award for her creativity and innovation in forming the blockchain forum events for the energy industry. In 2019, her team won an industry advocacy award for their collaborative work utilizing blockchain technology. She is the author of several blockchain articles in the CIO Review and CIO Applications magazines. Mrs. Hofmann is also featured in the Gartner/Harvard Business Review Book “The Real Business of Blockchain” promoting a deeper understanding of blockchain technology.