Chief Compliance Officer
Mr. John Roth has been Chief Compliance & Ethics Officer at Bittrex, LLC since December 14, 2017. Before joining Bittrex, Mr. Roth served as Inspector General of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for more than three years. He worked in the federal government for over three decades, including 25 years at the Department of Justice. He worked as a Prosecutor at the Justice Department, including serving as chief of staff to the Deputy Attorney General and as section chief of the Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section among other senior roles in the Criminal Division. He capped his Justice Department tenure as the lead representative on the Financial Action Task Force, an intergovernmental organization fighting against money laundering and terrorist financing. Mr. Roth also served in a senior capacity for the congressionally chartered 9/11 Commission and helped to compile a monograph on terrorist financing for the commission’s final report.