Rachel Pipan is the Senior Communications Manager for the Bitfury Group. An award-winning public relations professional, she has spent more than two years at Bitfury communicating to a variety of audiences about the power and potential of bitcoin and blockchain technology. Pipan previously worked at Edelman Public Relations in Washington, D.C., on the media strategies and services team. During her tenure at Edelman, she worked with organizations such as Samsung, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the Educational Testing Service, the U.S. Travel Association and others. She received her Master of Arts in Strategic Communications from American University and her Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations with a minor in Business as an honored graduate of Auburn University.