Founder and CEO of Data Gumbo Accepted into Forbes Technology Council

Andrew Bruce Joins World-Class, Invitation-Only Community 

Houston, TEXAS — February 2, 2021 — Data Gumbo, provider of GumboNet™ — the massively interconnected industrial smart contract network secured and powered by blockchain — today announced that Founder and CEO Andrew Bruce has been accepted into Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs and technology executives.

Andrew Bruce was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of experience. Under his leadership, Data Gumbo has been recognized as an award-winning disruptive innovator, noted in the Forbes 2020 Energy Awards, with customers around the world. Andrew Bruce was also named a 2020 finalist for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the Gulf Coast Area. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors. 

“We are honored to welcome Andrew into the community,” said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes Technology Council. “Our mission with Forbes Councils is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps every member grow professionally and make an even greater impact on the business world.”

As a member of the Council, Andrew has access to  exclusive opportunities designed to help reach peak professional influence. Andrew will connect and collaborate with other respected leaders in a private forum and is invited to work with a professional editorial team to share expert insights in original business articles.

“I’m excited about joining the Forbes Tech Council  to further explore and write about interesting business topics and technology trends unfolding within the industrial space,” said Andrew Bruce.

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