Matthew Homer has been in the fintech space for over a decade, working in various roles at the intersection of technology, finance, policy, and social impact. He is currently the Executive in Residence at Nyca Partners, where he focuses on mainstreaming the digital asset economy and bridging the gap between crypto and traditional finance.
Prior to Nyca Partners, Homer was with the New York State Department of Financial Services as its first-ever Executive Deputy Superintendent overseeing licensing and supervision of crypto companies. While at the NYDFS, he established and built the innovation function, strengthening New York’s position as a fintech innovation hub. Homer previously worked for Plaid and Quovo, and has served as an advisor on fintech and financial inclusion for USAID, the World Bank, the United Nations, Aspen Institute, and the Cambridge Center for Alternative Finance. He also designed and launched multiple products including the RegTech for Regulators Accelerator, a first-of-its-kind program to help financial regulators develop new digital supervision tools and Catalyst, a social impact fintech accelerator in India.
Homer holds a B.A. in Economics, magna cum laude, from the University of Utah and a MPP from the Harvard Kennedy School of Public Policy.