Board of Directors
Our team brings decades of domain expertise in the areas of cyber security, secure infrastructure, risk management, and predictive analytics. Our experience spans government and commercial industry applications, including United States Armed Forces, Department of Defense, Homeland Security, US Intelligence Agencies, as well as leading US and global financial services, energy, and healthcare companies.
Mr. Blair has founded and developed four successful healthcare companies; the two most recent companies being publicly traded corporations. His newest business is Medical Payment Exchange, Inc. (“MPE”), which offers medical providers (hospitals and physicians) improved cash flow by accelerating reimbursements for commercial claims submitted to private insurers. Mr. Blair has served on numerous Boards of publicly traded companies, as well as the Boards non-profit entities, including the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation and the National Air and Space Museum. In 2011, he authored the New York Times Best Seller, “Poorer Richard’s America,” which applied Ben Franklin’s wisdom and writings on today’s America. Mr. Blair also supports a variety of charitable initiatives.
General James Logan Jones, Jr. is a former United States National Security Advisor to President Obama and a retired United States Marine Corps General. During his military career, he served as Commander, United States European Command and Supreme Allied Commander Europe from 2003 to 2006 and as the 32nd Commandant of the Marine Corps from July 1999 to January 2003. Jones retired from the Marine Corps in February of 2007 after 40 years of service. In November 2007, he was appointed by the U.S. Secretary of State as special envoy for Middle East security. General Jones served as chairman of the Atlantic Council from June 2007 to January 2009, when he assumed the post of National Security Advisor that he held until November 2010. General Jones has also served on the Boards of Invacare Corporation, Boeing Company, Chevron Corporation and General Dynamics.
James L. Jones III (Jim) is the Executive Chairman and former Chief Executive Officer of Dynology Corporation, a prominent IT firm headquartered in Tyson’s Corner, VA. Serving as Dynology’s Chief Executive, Mr. Jones has 20+ years of experience in strategic communications, security, cyber and virtualization technologies, driving more than $50M of highly successful IT initiatives to organizations within the commercial sector, DoD and other Federal Agencies. Mr. Jones served as Chairman of the 2011 Fight Night on behalf of Fight for Children, is a long-time member of the Marine Corps Law Enforcement Foundation (MCLEF), has worked with the Armed Services YMCA (ASYMCA) eventually working for the organization to enhance their web presence, and the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) organization in helping raise awareness and funds for the survivor families that carry on the legacies of those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
General Michael Hayden is former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Before becoming Director of the CIA, General Hayden served as the country’s first Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence and was the highest-ranking intelligence officer in the armed forces. Earlier, he served as Director of the National Security Agency. Currently, he serves as a principal at The Chertoff Group, a security and risk management advisory firm, and as a Distinguished Visiting Professor at George Mason University. In 2014, he was the inaugural Humanitas Visiting Professor in Intelligence Studies at Oxford University in the United Kingdom. His recent book, Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror, was a New York Times Best Seller and was recently selected as one of the 100 most notable books of 2016.
Tom has more than 25 years of analytic and risk management experience as a co-founder and CEO of ClearForce, a cyber and employee risk management company based in Vienna, VA. Prior to ClearForce, Tom was the CEO of ALI Solutions (aka, Austin Logistics). During his tenure at ALI, Tom served as the CFO and headed the Marketing and Business Development functions at ALI, where he established global distribution channels, established a regional presence in China, and co-invented a patented system for priority queuing algorithms. Prior to ALI Solutions, Tom was a Vice President at JP Morgan Chase’s card risk management division where he developed and managed the credit risk policy for the card and unsecured credit portfolios. Tom also served as the Vice President of Analytics for Noble Systems Corporation. Tom was a founding partner and board member of Advanced Call Center Technologies, a contact center service business started in 1997 and sold in 2003. As an entrepreneur, Tom has raised over $30M in seed and venture capital. He has consulted for many of the top U.S. banks, published numerous articles and presented topics at industry events and conferences related to risk management, insider threats and the application of analytic technology and policy. In 2018, he won the AFCEA Small Business Innovation Shark Tank competition. Tom has an MBA in Finance from New York University and a BS in Commerce from the University of Virginia.
The Honorable Ellen O. Tauscher served from January 1997 to June 2009 as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California’s 10th Congressional District. In March 2009, she was nominated by President Obama and subsequently confirmed in June 2009 as Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security where she served until February 2012. Additionally, Ms. Tauscher served as Special Envoy for Strategic Stability and Missile Defense at the U.S. State Department from February 2012 to August 2012. Ms. Tauscher is currently a director of three public companies: eHealth, Inc. in Mountain View, CA, where she is Independent Board Chair; Edison International in Rosemead, CA; and SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. in Orlando. FL. Additionally, Ms. Tauscher is a director of BAE Systems, Inc. in Arlington, VA, and serves on the Board of Advisors of SpaceX in Hawthorne, CA. She also serves as a strategic advisor at the law firm of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC. Prior to serving in Congress, Ms. Tauscher worked in investment banking and the financial industry in various roles for Bache Halsey Stuart Shields, Bear Stearns & Co., Drexel Burnham Lambert and as an officer of the American Stock Exchange. From 1977 to 1980, Ms. Tauscher was a member of the New York Stock Exchange representing Bache Halsey Stuart Shields.
Norm Willox, is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Bluewater International, with significant experience developing high growth companies from $5M to $500M. These companies have been largely information services technology operations, including Insurance, Financial Services, Energy, Healthcare Data, Government, Law Enforcement, Cybersecurity and Homeland Security. At LexisNexis, Mr.Willox served as Chief Executive Officer of Government Services, as well as Chief Officer for Privacy, Industry, and Regulatory Affairs. Mr. Willox presently serves on numerous corporate advisory boards, including Infozen, Coalfire, Baird Venture Partners, Comvest, Center for Identity at University of Texas, and I Got It Solutions. Mr. Willox has been a frequent speaker and published numerous articles, reports and studies regarding fraud, identification, authentication, and privacy before many national and international professional and law enforcement organizations. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from West Chester University.
Harry C. Gambill served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of TransUnion LLC from April 1992 to August 2007. Mr. Gambill joined TransUnion in 1985 as Vice President and General Manager of the Chicago Division. Mr. Gambill has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. He serves as Chairman of Consumer Data Industry Association (formerly, ACB). He served as Vice Chairman and Director of TransUnion LLC from August 2007 until April 30, 2012. He has been a Director at Capgemini Financial Services International Inc. since March 2005. He has served as a Director of ALI Solutions, Inc. since March 2009. He has served as a Director of Recondo Technology, Inc. since May 2009. Mr. Gambill served as a Director of Acxiom Corp. from 1992 to February 2006. He is an active member in various credit industry organizations. He serves as the Chairman of the Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee of Adjoined Consulting, Inc. He holds degrees in business administration and economics from Arkansas State University and is a member of the University’s Business School Advisory Board.