Jaikumar Ramaswamy

Jaikumar Ramaswamy

Head of Risk, cLabs

Jai Ramaswamy is the Head of Risk, Compliance and Regulatory Policy at cLabs, working on Celo, an open source, distributed ledger protocol designed to support the global development of financial tools to create a more accessible financial system.  Before joining cLabs, Jai was the Head of Enterprise Risk Management at Capital One and the Global Head of AML Compliance Risk Management at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch.

Jai served in the United States Department of Justice for over a decade before moving to the private sector, most recently as the Chief of the Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section in the Criminal Division. In that role, he oversaw the criminal enforcement of the Bank Secrecy Act and federal money laundering laws.  He also investigated and prosecuted complex white collar crime as the Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York and pursued cybercriminal syndicates and supported the government's critical infrastructure protection efforts with DOJ's Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section.

Jai has an undergraduate degree in government and economics from Harvard University, a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a doctorate in social and political science from Cambridge University, U.K.


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