Chief Compliance Officer

Michael S.

Executive compliance operations leader with 10+ years of expertise in all aspects of payments and financial compliance to include Anti-Money Laundering/Counter Terrorist Financing (AML/CTF), online/mobile payments, data and consumer protection, and security within the United States, Europe, and APAC. Repeated success managing relationships with federal and state regulators to maintain compliance. Instrumental in mitigating compliance risk and implementing a culture of compliance for highly regulated jurisdictions and products. Compliance technology expert (RegTech) , working with machine learning, monitoring algorithms, and risk scoring methodologies relating to payments, risk and compliance. Proven ability to manage in house compliance, risk, and regulatory programs and remediation, and provide strategic guidance to maintain a competitive position in the market. Subject Matter Expert on Payments, Money Service Business, Bank Secrecy Act, Electronic Funds Transfer Act, and Patriot Act, EU 3rd/4th AML Directive, and APAC regulations. Areas of

Current Role

  • Company Name: Payoneer
  • Job Title: Chief Compliance Officer
  • Start Date: March 2022
  • Company Industry: Financial Services
  • Location: Los Angeles, California, United States

Payoneer is the world’s go-to partner for digital commerce, everywhere.  From borderless payments to boundless growth, Payoneer promises any business, in any market, the technology, connections and confidence to participate and flourish in the new global economy. Since 2005, Payoneer has been imagining and engineering a truly global ecosystem so the entire world can realize its potential. Powering growth for customers ranging from aspiring entrepreneurs in emerging markets to the world’s leading digital brands like Airbnb, Amazon, Google, Upwork and Walmart, Payoneer offers a universe of opportunities, open to you.


Previous Role:

  • Company Name: Payoneer
  • Job Title: Deputy Chief Compliance Officer (VP)
  • Start Date: March 2018