yong li - bio

Yong is an AML Advisor with The AML Shop team and brings a very extensive and vast background to our clients.  With over 20 years of information technology, business consulting and project management experience, Yong has worked in various regulatory compliance projects and programs for many North American financial institutions, including banks, insurance companies, investment and securities brokerage firms and fintech startups. 

Yong helps our clients validate and optimize AML risk models to ensure they are operating as required and meeting the highest regulatory standards. He is a highly regarded professional with several authored books and papers in the areas of AML systems implementation, digital currency, blockchain technology and regulatory compliance. 

Yong is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). Yong also has the Six Sigma Green Belt (SSGB) certification and the Information Technology Infrastructure Library foundation (ITIL V3F) certification.

Yong holds a Bachelor of Science from Shanghai Jiaotong University, a Master of Science from Tongji University and a Master of Arts from the University of Oklahoma.