John Shin is the Chief Global Compliance Officer at New York University (NYU). John leads NYU’s Office of Compliance and Risk Management and oversees the compliance programs at NYU’s campuses in New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai and Study Away sites worldwide. Prior to joining NYU, John spent a decade as Chief Compliance Counsel for Colgate-Palmolive, a global consumer products company that does business in over 200 countries. John was also Counsel at Gerson Lehrman Group, an information services firm in New York, and was a litigation associate at Latham & Watkins in Los Angeles and Morgan Lewis In New York.
John has extensive experience in compliance, including anti-bribery/anti-corruption, trade compliance, internal investigations, regulatory matters, and data privacy, and has represented clients in connection with Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission investigations.
John received his JD from the New York University School of Law and his BA in Art History from New York University.