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Former CIA Technology Leader Doug Wolfe Appointed to TransUnion Government Advisory Board

TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) today announced that it has appointed former CIA technology leader Doug Wolfe to its Government Advisory Board. The Advisory Board provides TransUnion with valuable perspective and key insights into the unique needs of the public sector.
A recognized federal government leader, Doug Wolfe served 33 years with the CIA, his last position being Associate Deputy Director of Science and Technology. He retired from federal service in December 2017 and today Wolfe oversees operations at BlackLynx, which specializes in high-performance analytics and computing.  
Wolfe served as Chief Information Officer (CIO) at the CIA from 2013 to 2016, in charge of Agency Information Technology (IT) vision and strategic direction, along with advising the Intelligence Community (IC).
“Doug Wolfe brings unmatched expertise stemming from his leadership roles in implementing technology strategies at the top level of federal government, and we are very pleased to have him join TransUnion’s Government Advisory Board,” said Jonathan McDonald, executive vice president of TransUnion’s government information solutions business unit. “Doug’s deep knowledge is invaluable in providing us with additional insight into how to better help the public sector tackle fraud, data breaches and risk management.”
Throughout his career, Wolfe held multiple CIA positions, among them were Deputy Director for Acquisition, Technology, and Facilities at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI); Deputy Director of the Office of Global Access (OGA), and program manager overseeing the end-to-end system acquisition of an innovative new source and method for the Intelligence Community. Wolfe holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Southern California, and a master’s degree in system engineering from Virginia Tech.
“I’m thrilled to join TransUnion’s Government Advisory Board and to lend my perspectives in conjunction with an already impressive team,” said Wolfe. “Government agencies know that fraud and other cyber threats are now especially pervasive and must be considered strategically.” 
TransUnion’s Government Information Solutions division provides fraud, benefit eligibility verification, continuous evaluation services, identity authentication, data breach response, investigation services, and other key solutions to federal, state and local government agencies in the U.S. TransUnion’s solutions help both private and public sector organizations manage risk and reduce costs.
For more information about the TransUnion Government Advisory Board and its members, please visit https://www.transunion.com/about-us/government-advisory-board. Additional information about TransUnion’s Government Information Solutions division can be found at https://www.transunion.com/government.
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