Seamus Cushley
Seamus Cushley
PwC

Seamus is primarily focused on helping clients understand and shape how blockchain can be applied to solve real-world problems as Director, EMEA Blockchain, FinTech & Digital at PwC, based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He has over 15 years experience in Fintech, working in several Financial and payments institutions, implementing bitcoin, blockchain, payments security in organisations including HBOS, CyberSource, and Bitnet technologies. 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.