In this episode, CSS’s President and Founder John Lee joins Natalie Silverman to discuss what the future of RegTech looks like in five years, from innovation in machine-learning and AI from both RegTech firms and the regulators, to the digitization and datafication of financial services.

A CSS RegTech podcast series on moving from a tactical to strategic approach to regulatory compliance. The global regulatory space is complex and fragmented. Financial firms can address this problem through tactical responses to regulatory deadlines or think more strategically on how to optimize their compliance data, operations and technology. The CSS weekly podcast features regulatory experts, former Chief Compliance Officers, cybersecurity specialists, industry partners and RegTech collaborators to help prepare investment management firms for changes on the regulatory horizon. For more information on CSS, visit:


About Our Guest Speakers:

Natalie Silverman serves as CSS’s Chief Marketing Officer. A leading FinTech specialist, Natalie has over 18 years of go-to-market and strategic expertise in financial services, SaaS, media, and news. Most recently she has helped to build innovation labs across startups and enterprises.




John Lee is the President and Founder of global RegTech platform Compliance Solutions Strategies (CSS). Prior to CSS, John acted as senior adviser to Strategic Insights, having previously served as MD, Europe for the company between 2011 and 2015. In this role, he was responsible for six business lines, responsible for organic growth and playing a pivotal role in the acquisitions of leading TCA provider Liquidmetrix and Munich-based funds analytics firm FWW. In 2012, leading law firm Michcon de Reya, awarded John the title ‘Business Shaper’ in recognition of his serial entrepreneurship, given to business leaders deemed to have ‘changed the way business is conducted’. Between 1993 and 2009, John founded and sold three businesses serving the institutional financial services market. John has contributed articles to The FT, Sunday Times and Economist, and has acted as contributing editor on A Guide to the UK Financial Services Market and authored Global Custody: A Guide for the Nineties, which is referenced by the SEC in its regulations governing the conduct and control of sub-custodian banks.