Chief Compliance Officer

John Lee

John has now become the Chief Compliance Officer for Rakuten Americas. 

Current Role

  • Company Name:  Rakuten Americas
  • Job Title:  Chief Compliance Officer
  • Start Date:   January 2022 
  • Company Industry: Internet
  • Location:  San Francisco Bay Area

Rakuten Americas is the North American division of Rakuten Group, Inc., a global leader in internet services that empowers individuals, communities, businesses and society. The Rakuten brand is recognized worldwide for its leadership and innovation in e-commerce, financial technology, banking, entertainment, telecommunications and biotechnology. In the Americas, our portfolio includes market leaders in e-commerce, marketing, advertising, business intelligence, logistics, communications and entertainment. Our goal is to become the world’s most rewarding membership program. We believe that focusing on innovation and ethics creates value for consumers and businesses by aligning them together in a shared community. Rakuten Americas is fiercely determined to foster a diverse, inclusive, and equitable culture where everyone can thrive, grow, and feel valued. In Japanese, Rakuten means “optimism.” It means we believe in the future. It’s an understanding that, with the right mindset, we can make the future better by what we do today. So we challenge ourselves to evolve, innovate and experiment, to create a better, happier future for everyone.


Previous Company:

  • Company Name:  Stanford University
  • Job Title:   University Counsel
  • Start Date:   April 2021