Advisory Board

Juan Llanos, MBA

Juan Llanos, MBA is EVP Operations & Compliance Officer at Unidos Financial Services and Member of the Regulatory Affairs Committee of the Bitcoin Foundation.
A Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist since 2003, Juan has over a decade’s experience of building and managing AML/CFT and regulatory compliance programs for multiple international jurisdictions, including Canada, Italy, the United States, and Spain, and is recognized as a pioneer in the development of compliance and risk management best practices for the money transfer industry.
He has been a lecturer, moderator, panelist, and organizer of Anti-Money Laundering and Regulatory Compliance conferences, seminars, workshops and webcasts on dozens of occasions. He is an international thought leader in applied technology with hands-on skills for success, operational excellence, and leadership in the AML Compliance domain. In August 2008, he was granted permanent resident status by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services by reason of extraordinary ability in the fields of Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism.
Juan was previously VP Service Operations & Compliance Officer at Unidos Financial Services, Director of Compliance and Service Operations at Unidos Financial Services, Vice President of Service at Remesas Quisqueyana, and Chief Compliance Officer at Remesas Quisqueyana.
Juan earned his BA in English, Linguistics, Translation, and Education at Universidad del Salvador in 1999. He earned his MBA in Strategic Marketing at Universidad de Palermo in 2000.
Watch Juan Llanos — Unidos Financial Services — IMTC WEST 2011 — Interview and Should The Bitcoin Block Chain Be Regulated? Juan Llanos Talks About Bitcoin Compliance In The US. Read his Bitcoin Press Center profile, LinkedIn profile, and Meetup profile. Read his blog. Follow his Twitter feed.