Board of Directors

Edward L. Allen – Chairman of the Board

Director Edward L. Allen was the FBI’s Deputy Assistant Director for Investigative Technologies. He provided policy and procedural guidance on electronic surveillance, physical surveillance, and other investigative technology issues and was responsible for maintaining working relationships with domestic and international senior executives with regards to law enforcement technology issues. Experienced in the formulation and execution of legislation and regulations associated with technology policy, Mr. Allen represented the FBI and law enforcement on interagency, White House, and intelligence community committees, working groups and boards. Mr. Allen retired from the FBI in 2001.

Jhan K. Vannatta – President and CEO

Signalscape™ President and CEO Jhan K. Vannatta has served in his current role since 2001, and is responsible for the strategic direction and performance of the company. Prior to his appointment, he served as the Director of Engineering Services. In this capacity, he was responsible for development of Signalscape’s services contracts for the intelligence and law enforcement markets and the company’s first multi-million dollar contract. Before joining Signalscape, Mr. Vannatta served as a Principal Investigator for SPARTA’s Applied Signal Processing Directorate. In this position, he was responsible for the development of software and hardware services for the intelligence communities. Prior to joining SPARTA, Mr, Vannatta held senior engineering positions at Lockheed Martin where he led several intelligence community programs at both CONUS and OCONUS locations.

Barbara A. McNamara – Director

Director Barbara McNamara held the position of NSA Deputy Director and subsequently became the first woman to assume the assignment of Special United States Liaison Officer (London, UK). Here, she was responsible to the Director of the NSA for representing the Director of Central Intelligence (DCI) and the NSA in their relationships with United Kingdom authorities. Ms. McNamara retired from the NSA in 2003.

Kerry E. Haynes – Director

Director Kerry Haynes was the FBI’s Executive Assistant Director, Science and Technology Branch with responsibility for oversight of the Special Technologies and Application Office, and the Criminal Justice Information Services, Laboratory, and Operational Technology Divisions. Prior to this, Mr. Haynes served in various positions with the CIA and FBI, including Assistant Director, Operational Technology Division. In this capacity he was responsible for providing the vision, leadership, and direction to ensure the operational availability of state-of-the-art technologies, support and expertise necessary to enable and enhance the FBI’s investigative efforts, as well as ensuring the application of forensics services related to the collection processing and exploitation of computer, audio and visual media in the Counterintelligence, Counterterrorism, Criminal Investigative and Cyber programs. Mr. Haynes retired from federal service in 2007.

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