Patrick Burke
Partner, Data Technology & Cybersecurity Phillips Nizer LLP
Patrick Burke founded the Office of Financial Innovation at the New York State Department of Financial Services, where he oversaw DFS’s virtual currency regulation (the “BitLicense”) and its first-in-the-nation cybersecurity regulation. He is now a partner at Phillips Nizer LLP in New York City, where he chairs the firm’s Data Technology & Cybersecurity practice. Burke represents companies and financial institutions at the intersection of fintech innovation and regulatory compliance. He brings two decades of experience counseling technology companies on cybersecurity, data privacy and, most recently, implementations of blockchain and cryptocurrency innovations in regulated environments. He is a member of the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance.