David Zacks Details

David Zacks is the Chief Compliance Officer at Bitflyer USA. In this role, David leads Risk, Compliance, Legal, and Regulatory Affairs. Prior to joining Bitflyer USA, David held various Compliance management roles at Airbnb, Auka, JP Morgan Chase and Yapstone. He also served as the Liaison to Mexico at the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN).

Throughout his career, David has set up compliance programs, led investigative teams, navigated complex sanctions regimes, expanded global licensing and provided executive oversight. David has a B.A. degree from California Lutheran University in Political Science and International Studies, and an M.A. degree from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in International Policy Studies. He is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist and a Certified Financial Crime Specialist.

Current Projects

bitFlyer USA, Chief Compliance Officer


San Francisco, California U.S.


Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, Master of Arts, International Policy Studies, California Lutheran University, Bachelors of Arts, International Studies and Political Science,

Previous Projects

Auka, Head of Risk, Compliance & Payments Operations, 2018-2020 Yapstone, Director of Payment Operations, 2016-2018 Airbnb, Payments Compliance Program Manager, 2014-2016 JPMorgan, Vice-President Compliance Manager, 2012-2014