John Roth

Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer, Bittrex

Mr. Roth is Chief Compliance Officer at Bittrex, one of the largest digital currency exchanges based in the United States, with over 3 million customers, over 200 different digital currencies and tokens listed, and daily transaction volume often in excess of a billion dollars.

Prior to joining Bittrex, John was the Inspector General for the Department of Homeland Security, having been appointed by the President to that role in March 2014. John brings a deep background in money laundering and terror financing investigations and prosecutions, have worked in the Department of Justice in a variety of operational and policy roles, including heading the Department’s primary money laundering prosecution and policy office and serving as the Department’s liaison to the Financial Action Task Force. John also wrote the seminal treatise on terrorist financing during his time as team leader on the 9/11 Commission.