9 Speakers You Don't Want To Miss at COMPLY2020

By Gianna Barrere
February 13, 2020

COMPLY is returning for its 6th year this year on May 5-6 in NYC. As the preeminent Compliance, Risk & RegTech conference, we pride ourselves on filling the stage with the most knowledgeable and accomplished leaders in the space. With expert regulators, compliance and risk professionals, sales and marketing leaders, innovators and legal talent…we’ve got our bases covered in 2020.

This year, our speaker lineup is as powerful and diverse as ever. These experts will tackle some of the industry’s most pressing topics, including consumer protection, marketing and sales compliance, social media, data protection and more.


Here are just a few of our most anticipated speakers for COMPLY2020, the year of accelerating growth by learning to COMPLY 2 THRIVE:


Global Head of Enterprise Communications Compliance, Robinhood

LaSalle Vaughn_Robinhood-1

LaSalle serves as the Head of Global Communications Compliance, supervising communications for Investment, Securities, Crypto, & International entities for Robinhood. His teams ensure customers receive compelling and compliant communications while identifying & mitigating risks for Robinhood.

During LaSalle’s session, you’ll gain a roadmap of how to build (or enhance) an effective advertising compliance program for your firm with both speed and quality. LaSalle's delivery and approach is creative and inspiring - and promises that this will not be your dad's approach to a keynote nor to advertising compliance! 


Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection, FTC

Andrew Smith_FTC-1Andrew Smith is the Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, whose mandate is to protect consumers against unfair, deceptive or fraudulent practices. At COMPLY, hear as he shares some notable FTC cases and initiatives from the past year and provides his take on the FTC’s law enforcement priorities for fintech, including lead generation, Internet advertising, loan origination, decision science, payments, servicing and collections.


Executive Deputy Superintendent, New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS)

Katherine A. Lemire_NYDFSAs Executive Deputy Superintendent at the New York State Department of Financial Services, Ms. Lemire oversees the Consumer Protection and Financial Enforcement Division. She leads a team of more than 250 attorneys, investigators, and compliance staff who initiate enforcement actions in the banking, insurance, and fintech industries.



Global Vice President, Ethics and Compliance, Anheuser-Busch InBev

Matt Galvin_InBevMatt Galvin is the Global Vice President of Ethics and Compliance for Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s largest brewer with over 175,000 colleagues across 50+ countries, and is recognized as a leader in the application of data analytics to solve compliance problems.

AB InBev has developed an industry-leading tool, BrewRIGHT, that leverages data analytics and risk scoring to bring greater transparency across their global business. At COMPLY2020, Matt Galvin will discuss how AB InBev is using machine learning and data analytics to foster a culture of transparency, compliance and ethics within their company and across the industry.


Chief Compliance Officer, BBVA

Celie Niehaus_BBVA-2Celie Niehaus is the US Chief Compliance Officer and a member of its Management Committee. As Chief Compliance Officer, Niehaus has oversight of all compliance activities for the whole of BBVA US, including the bank’s Retail, Commercial, Wealth, and New Digital Business units. 

During Celie’s session, learn about a compliance program transformation to an agile structure that functions in multidisciplinary teams with empowered, autonomous, and execution-oriented compliance professionals. Understand how a compliance program can excel with more efficient and engaged teams, higher quality deliverables, risk-based and customer-experience focused solutions and meaningful program performance metrics...all while reducing time to market.


Author of "Watchdog" and former Director of the CFPB

_Richard-Cordray-v2Richard Cordray served for six years as the first Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. During his tenure, the Bureau returned over $12 billion to 30 million Americans, handled 1.3 million consumer complaints that resolved many individual problems, and adopted new rules to safeguard the mortgage market. He is the author of the forthcoming book, Watchdog, about consumer protection and the role and importance of the CFPB.


Global Business Executive / TV Contributor

_Ryan PatelRyan Patel is a world-renowned go-to authority on global business, political economy and corporate governance. His deep knowledge in strategic global market development, concept scalability, digital transformation, global trade, consumer-driven marketing has made him a thought leader in the global business realm.

Ryan Patel will discuss the “State of the Union” of FinTech; from ongoing evolution from new use-cases to market drivers, he will highlight key FinTech products, issues and challenges that are seen around the globe.  


Counsel, Complex Financial Institutions Section, Legal Division, FDIC

Debbie Miede_FDICDebbie Miede has a background as a finance executive, major law firm partner (finance and litigation) and regulator and chief legal counsel. She's an expert in international and domestic privacy and data protection laws (CIPP/E), as well as governance, compliance and regulatory technology for financial institutions, open finance/open banking, third party risk management in financial services, data analytics and artificial intelligence and machine learning in financial services. 


Ben Nemtin
#1 New York Times bestselling author of What Do You Want To Do Before You Die? and a star of the documentary TV show The Buried Life.

_Ben NemtinBen is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of What Do You Want To Do Before You Die? and a star of the documentary TV show The Buried Life. It all began when searching for purpose, Ben and three of his childhood friends created the world’s greatest 100 item bucket list and set out in a borrowed, rickety old RV to crisscross North America, achieving the unthinkable. From playing basketball with President Obama, to having a beer with Prince Harry, to surprising a girl with a much-needed bionic arm—Ben’s bucket list quest has inspired millions to believe that impossible is truly possible. 


Don’t miss your chance to hear from these speakers and many more at COMPLY2020, May 5-6 in NYC! Register now.



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