Juan Llanos

EVP of Strategic Partnerships and Chief Transparency Officer at Bitreserve.org

A seasoned financial compliance expert and Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, Juan leads Bitreserve's transparency and compliance strategy, as well as global partnerships and stakeholder relations. For well over a decade, Juan has built and managed compliance programs all over the world – while dedicating his work to supporting the underserved and unbanked. During this time, Llanos helped develop a large portfolio of innovative monetary services and tools – such as bill payments, money transfer products and Mexico's first pre-paid debit card. Juan co-developed this suite of new financial services at Unidos Financial Services and Remesas Quisqueyana, holding a number of senior positions, while building a reputation as an internationally recognized compliance thought leader. He is also a member of the Bitcoin Foundation's Regulatory Affairs and Education Committees, Co-Chair of the Digital Asset Transfer Authority’s AML Working Group, writes about risk and virtual currencies in his blog (ContrarianCompliance.com), and is a mentor and advisor at various crypto-currency and technology start-ups.