Jose Lapadula is a tenacious global FinTech leader with 20+ years of experience leading compliance and risk operations to support regulatory adherence, anti-money laundering functions, and further bottom-line results.

Jose has a diverse background of experience throughout the financial industry, including international banking, MSBs, credit rating agencies, payments, e-money, and cryptocurrency.

Jose is recognized for his ability to facilitate strategies to mitigate risks, driving efforts within legal, ethics, compliance, risk management, AML, CTF, regulatory adherence, and sanctions.

Jose has expertise in building, from the ground up, end-to-end compliance programs, integrating internationally recognized standards, best practices, regulatory guidelines, and evidence-based practices.
Jose earned his Master of Laws (LL.M) in International Banking Law from Boston University School of Law. He earned a Civil Law Degree from Andres Bello Catholic University in Venezuela.