Patrick Sells is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for helping scale both profit and non-profit organizations through marketing and technology. As Head of Bank Solutions at NYDIG, Patrick is focused on building upon the momentum from NYDIG’s efforts to bring the needed technological infrastructure for banks to be able to offer Bitcoin products and services. He blends together the desire to use technology to make the world a better place and change the perception of banking. He is an award-winning leader who has been recognized for digital innovation in banking earning American Banker’s Digital Banker of the Year Award and also named to Independent Bankers 40 under 40 list for emerging community banking leaders in 2020.
Prior to joining NYDIG, Patrick served as Chief Innovation Officer at Quontic Bank, where he evolved the firm into a leading adaptive digital bank. Sells has also served as the CEO/Owner of the Sells Group, a marketing and technology agency based in Indianapolis that helps clients with digital customer acquisition. The Sells Group ranked #701 in 2016 for Inc.’s 5000 fastest growing businesses. He also co-founded Cognito Road, a leader in the predictive data industry, and jointly launched Nicabis Mining, a crypto-mining company, alongside Steve Schnall, CEO of Quontic.
In addition, Patrick is active in the not-for-profit space helping lead and advise several different organizations. He has served on the board at United Way Indianapolis, Boy Scouts of America Crossroads Council, Generosity New York, and the Sagamore Institute. He has served as the co-chairman of the Governor’s Luncheon for Scouting in Indianapolis, the largest fundraiser for the Boy Scouts nationwide. He helped start and build the Super Service Challenge into a national program that raised and gave away over $30,000,000 alongside their national spokesperson, Drew Brees.