Speaker

Seamus Cushley

Director, Global Blockchain Impact Centre & Technology Lead

PwC

Biography

As a Director at PwC, Seamus is focused on building startups, educating executives, and designing comprehensive strategies to help large companies, governments, and SMEs take advantage some of the most advanced technology companies coming to market.

Seamus is primarily focused on helping clients understand and shape how blockchain can be applied to solve real-world problems, and why this nascent and disruptive technology should be part of their business strategy in the digital age.

Seamus has over 15+ years in FinTech, having held various roles in Financial and Payments organisations, within engineering and product development. Experience in establishing and running successful software development centres, primarily engaged in delivering new innovative e-commerce products.

In his most recent role as VP of Product at Bitnet Technologies, Seamus had complete ownership of the strategic direction for the bitcoin commerce platform.

At CyberSource, he had delivery responsibilities for a portfolio of Payment Security and e-commerce products, holding complete responsibility for defining and building a number of products for CyberSource, the current leading global merchant payment platform.

Prior to this, whilst working at the e-commerce Centre of Excellence of HBOS, a leading U.K. financial services organisation, Seamus was responsible for the evolution of the corporate banking platform; an innovative and award-winning internet-based banking solution for corporate customers, implementing a sophisticated non-repudiation security solution.