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MorphoTrak Appoints Former FBI Executive Officer in ODNI as Senior Director of Innovation

Scott Swann, who served as Special Assistant to the FBI Executive Assistant Director of the Science and Technology Branch has joined the company as the Senior Director of Innovation for the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Business Unit, has joined MorphoTrak as Senior Director of Innovation.

In this role, Swann – who also served as Executive Officer in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) as Senior Director of Innovation — is responsible for identifying, researching and developing customer solutions; leveraging Morpho’s industry leading biometric and security technologies. Swann is a well-recognized leader in the advancement of biometric technologies.

“I am extremely humbled to have worked for the FBI and as I enter the commercial sector. I’m fortunate to work for the best biometric solutions provider in the business,” Swann told Homeland Security Today. “I look forward to bringing my experience to MorphoTrak, expanding the crucial role technology plays in protecting this nation.”

“Scott’s understanding of technology, agency missions and vision will be a great benefit to our customers. He will help us match our world-leading technology with the ever expanding needs for security in the US and around the world,” Celeste Thomasson, president and CEO of MorphoTrak told Homeland Security Today.

During his many years serving the FBI, Swann fulfilled several strategic missions. In his most recent special assistant role, he helped the Executive Assistant Director of Science and Technology manage priorities for the largest branch budget within the FBI.

Prior to that he served as an Executive Officer in the ODNI as a subject matter expert on Biometrics and Identity Intelligence (I2).

From 2009 to 2011 while a Unit Chief at the FBI CJIS Division, Swann served as the FBI agency primary representative to the National Science Technology Council Subcommittee on Biometrics and Identity Management and Chairperson for the Department of Justice Biometric Cooperative. In support of the Next Generation Identification Program, Swann was responsible for directing, coordinating, and administering research, development, test and evaluation of biometrics technologies and services.

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