Dale Chrystie is a business fellow and blockchain strategist for FedEx, based in the Memphis area. He also serves as chairman of the BITA Standards Council, is a member of the Blockchain Research Institute in Toronto, and is also an Executive Advisory Board member of the University of Arkansas Blockchain Center of Excellence. In 2019, he was awarded the inaugural Enterprise Blockchain Award in Enterprise & Industry Leadership. In 2022, at the Web 3 & Blockchain World event, he was awarded the Blockchain Leadership Award – Advocacy & Education, and he is a global thought leader on the business and strategy aspects of Web3, blockchain, and emerging technologies. His focus on ‘coopetition’ in the blockchain space continues to challenge conventional wisdom and typical corporate and regulatory culture, and his perspective in that space is well documented in academic and other publications. Dale’s career in transportation began more than 30 years ago, and in addition to his work leading the first proof of concept at FedEx using blockchain technology in 2017, he has extensive experience in strategy, quality, process improvement, and standards development, and is a proud graduate of the University of Arkansas.