ICRMC SPEAKER

Denis Pitcher

Chief Fintech Advisor to the Premier of Bermuda & the Fintech Business Unit,
Government of Bermuda

Denis Pitcher was recently hired as a Fintech Technical Consultant for the Government’s FinTech Business Unit (FBU).

Denis Pitcher is the Tech Co-founder and Chief Architect of resQwest.com, a Tourism Technology solutions provider servicing companies in the North American and Caribbean regions.  Prior to becoming a tech entrepreneur Mr. Pitcher worked as a Trading Systems Developer for Orbis Investment Management and had primary responsibility over the currency trading and hedging recommendation systems.

Mr. Pitcher has extensive knowledge of Fintech related technologies such as blockchain, distributed ledger and cryptocurrencies and has been a local evangelist for a number of years.  He is a Fintech columnist for The Royal Gazette and has appeared on the Bermuda Broadcasting Corporation’s Breakdown tv series to discuss blockchain and cryptocurrencies.

Mr. Pitcher is a member of the Bermuda Business Development Agency’s Fintech working group and conducted training sessions on blockchain for the Technology leadership forum.  He has acted as an advisor to various on island bodies on Fintech and its potential for Bermuda’s future including the Fiscal Responsibility Panel.

Mr. Pitcher holds a Bachelors of Engineering Science in Software Engineering from the University of Western Ontario.