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Michael Demissie

Michael Demissie

Head of Digital Assets Unit and Advanced Solutions Group, BNY Mellon
Michael Demissie
Michael leads Digital Assets Unit and Advanced Solutions group at BNY Mellon. The Digital Assets Unit was recently established to accelerate development of solutions and capabilities that support clients' evolving digital asset needs, including cryptocurrencies. After joining the bank in 2019, Michael has led Advanced Solutions group - an enterprise-level capability designed to define our strategic approach, build out and deploy our assets around artificial intelligence, machine learning, blockchain and other emerging capabilities. Michael joined BNY Mellon from State Street, where he led transformation programs enabled by robotics and artificial intelligence. Prior to State Street, Michael was a management consultant at Booz & Company and an engineer at a division of United Technologies developing clean tech energy solutions. Michael holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from University of Kentucky as well as graduate degrees in engineering and business administration from Stanford University and MIT.