Reston, Virginia, August 31, 2010 – Daon, the award-winning global provider of identity assurance software and services announced today that Mr. Jim Williams has been named as Senior Vice President of Global Professional Services effective September 1. In addition, Mr. Williams will also serve on the Boards of Directors for Daon and Daon Trusted Identity Services, a joint venture with the American Association of Airport Executives.
After serving the U.S. Government for over thirty years, Jim retired from the federal government as the Commissioner of the General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service. Jim was also the acting GSA Administrator at the end of the George W. Bush administration and, prior to that was the Director of the U.S. Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology program (US-VISIT) at the Department of Homeland Security. Previously, Jim held several executive leadership positions at the Internal Revenue Service. Throughout his career Jim has consistently led programs of national significance and built extremely high quality relationships within government and the systems integration community. In recognition of his extraordinary long-term contributions to federal service and for his commitment to public service, employee development and collaboration, Jim was recently awarded The Franke Award, the highest honor presented by the American Council of Technology (ACT).
Of the organizational announcement, Daon’s CEO, Tom Grissen commented, “Jim’s ability to assemble great leaders and teams of people from both public and private sectors around the world to deliver solutions that enable our world to become a more safe, secure and better place, fit well with Daon’s global mission. Jim’s commitment to customer satisfaction will further strengthen our leadership in the identity marketplace.”
Daon is a leading provider of identity assurance software products focused on meeting the needs of governments and commercial organizations worldwide. Daon supports customers and system integrators in building enterprise solutions requiring the highest level of security, performance, scalability, reliability and privacy. Daon’s COTS products are scalable, flexible and proven in the most challenging real-world environments and have been selected to secure more than 700 million identities around the globe. The Daon product suite covers every aspect of identity management from pre-enrollment and identity proofing to enrollment, multimodal capture, adjudication, credentialing and provisioning; and provides a technology agnostic approach which gives leverage to the customer. Daon’s offices are located in Washington DC, New York, Canberra, Singapore, London, New Delhi and Dublin.