Bill Shipley


Digital Currency and Blockchain Chair

Bill Shipley is the Digital Currency and Blockchain Chair for FinTEx/Currency’s Center of Excellence.

At FinTEx, he helps to facilitate the development of the digital asset/currency and fintech focused blockchain member community and help foster growth of the related ecosystem.

Bill possess a unique breadth and depth of experience across financial services, fintech, blockchain, and payments ecosystems. His expertise is in the development and delivery of digital and crypto platforms and solutions to enable new business models and innovative product development.

His professional background includes industry stints at CME Group and FIS and strategic consulting at McKinsey and Accenture. He also founded a wireless ecommerce firm incubated at IIT’s Technology Park. Bill pursued his undergraduate degree in Economics at the University of Michigan, received his MBA in Finance from New York University, and has a MS in IT from Northwestern University.