[COMPLY2017] Featured Keynotes

By Gianna Barrere
February 17, 2017

COMPLY2017 was recently named by Business Insider as “one of the world’s best RegTech conferences to attend in 2017” and here are just a few reasons why. We’ve brought together four of the biggest thought leaders in their industries to provide keynotes during COMPLY2017. Here’s a preview of who they are and why you need to be at COMPLY2017 to hear from them.


doug-2.pngDoug Lebda, CEO and Founder of LendingTree, headlines the Innovator Fireside Chat. After experiencing the frustrations and complexities of getting his first mortgage, Doug envisioned a way to empower consumers in the loan process where banks compete for the customers' business. In 1996, Doug founded LendingTree which revolutionized how consumers shop for loans and how lenders reach new customers. Doug is an expert in the consumer finance industry and mortgage markets and will provide insights and analysis on the current and future state of consumer lending and how FinTech companies are using cutting-edge technology to change financial services. Read more about Doug’s background and you’ll see why the conversation between Doug and PerformLine CEO Alex Baydin will leave you inspired!


donna.pngDonna Bucella, President of Compliance at Guidepost Solutions, will be leading the session Tips for Leading Enterprises in Highly Regulated Markets Through A Compliance Crisis – From Someone Who’s Been There. Donna will share from her experiences most recently as a U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Florida and as the Senior Vice President, Risk and Compliance and Chief Compliance Officer for Education Management Corporation (EDMC), a $1.9 billion provider of post-secondary education with 110 campuses, more than 90,000 students and approximately 20,000 employees. During her time at EDMC, Donna created an independent compliance department to improve and expand the company’s corporate compliance and internal investigations program. Donna also has extensive experience with governmental programs such as the Department of Justice, Homeland Security and Defense. Check out her full bio here to learn more about Donna’s exceptional background and why this is a COMPLY session you won’t want to miss.


lasalle.pngLaSalle Vaughn, Marketing Compliance Officer and an Executive Director of USAA, will share how he’s Making a Culture of Compliance Contagious at USAA.  LaSalle is responsible for leading the compliance oversight of all marketing and advertising for products, services, and advice from USAA, its affiliates and third parties. LaSalle sets the strategic direction of USAA’s Culture of Compliance and Ethics Accountability program, which works to instill personal ownership of compliance in all employees and contractors and ensures that core values inspire decisions at all levels. This is sure to be a must-attend session to learn how LaSalle and his marketing compliance team are seen as advisors by the business, helping keep them out of hot water while moving projects out the door faster.


scott.pngScott Stratten, will have you laughing, crying, tweeting, blogging and leaping out of your seat, ready to change how you think about marketing. As the President of UNMarketing, Scott has transformed the way PepsiCo, Century 21, Fidelity and Microsoft do business, been named a Top 5 Social Media Power Influencer by, published 4 best-selling books, and put the focus back on values like trust and authenticity.


Join us at COMPLY2017 on June 7 & 8 for what’s sure to be unlike any compliance conference you've attended before. To see the full agenda for THE RegTech and Compliance Conference, visit


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