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Chief Compliance Officer | Coinbase
Melissa Strait joined Coinbase as the chief compliance officer (CCO) in February 2021. Previously, she served as global head of financial crimes for Stripe, Inc. In that capacity, Ms. Strait oversaw all aspects of Stripe’s anti-money laundering, sanctions, and anti-bribery and corruption compliance programs. She also served as the CCO of Stripe Payments Company, a licensed money transmitter. Prior to joining Stripe in early 2016, she was a compliance operations manager for Square, Inc. At Square, she oversaw teams in San Francisco and St. Louis which handled transaction monitoring, KYC and EDD reviews, and sanctions screening. She joined Square in 2013 from Kroll, Inc., where she was a director in the due diligence practice.