Michael Bucella is a partner at BlockTower Capital, an institutional crypto asset and blockchain technology investment firm. Prior to BlockTower, Bucella spent nearly a decade with Goldman Sachs in New York, most recently in the securities division, where he was running the multi-asset sales and trading business for the Canadian region, leading efforts to expand the strategy globally. Previous to this role, he led the Institutional global equities franchise, also for the Canadian region. He joined Goldman Sachs in 2008 as part of the firm’s asset management division (GSAM), where he focused on cross-asset, global investment strategies for North American institutions. Bucella is a graduate of Fordham University and a member of the Fordham University President’s Council, and is a mentor for the Techstars and Creative Destruction Labs accelerator programs in both New York and Toronto. He is also active in multiple philanthropic organizations, as well as many personal endeavors to directly aid relief missions in disaster-stricken areas.