Unlocking the Power and Potential of Bitcoin
Thursday, December 9th | 9:15 am ET
NYDIG’s Chief Innovation Officer, Patrick Sells, will lead a discussion on the rapidly growing adoption of bitcoin and the digital revolution underway that is transforming payments. This session will focus on bitcoin, bitcoin payments, and what NYDIG is doing to build an inclusive financial system that makes bitcoin a universal option for billions of people worldwide.
Patrick Sells is Chief Innovation Officer at NYDIG, responsible for elevating the company’s bitcoin offerings and executing their mission in expanding bitcoin access. He leads NYDIG’s work developing industry-leading technology solutions and partnering with banks, traditional financial institutions, and more to help them meet the growing client demand for bitcoin offerings. Formerly the firm’s Head of Bank Solutions, Patrick has helped raise NYDIG’s status as a partner of choice in navigating the technology, governmental, audit and regulatory components necessary to offer bitcoin products and services in highly regulated industries.
Prior to joining NYDIG, Patrick served as Chief Innovation Officer at Quontic Bank, where he evolved the firm into a leading adaptive digital bank in the U.S. through a focus on technology and innovation. In 2020, Patrick was recognized as American Banker’s "Digital Banker of the Year" and one of Independent Community Bankers of America's "40 under 40 Emerging Community Bank Leaders."
Patrick currently resides in New York City and graduated from Taylor University with a degree in Political Science.