Wynyard Group, a market leader in crime-fighting software and services, has announced that former FBI Executive Assistant Director Science and Technology Branch, Louis Grever, will join its Board of Directors. An existing member of Wynyard’s high-calibre Advisory Council, U.S-based Grever’s appointment as an independent Company Director will be effective April 2015.
During his 24-year career with the FBI Grever’s experience included leading, planning, coordinating and directing FBI field technical operations including delivering technical capabilities to solve and prevent serious crime, cyber crime and counter terrorism investigations. As Deputy Assistant Director, Grever was in charge of the Special Technologies and Applications to develop and deploy innovative analytical tools and capabilities for the FBI.
Wynyard Chair, Murray Horn, said: “Louis has already made a significant contribution to Wynyard Group bringing a new dimension of technical, operational, tactical and strategic insight to our product development, U.S. and global business growth aspirations. His involvement with Wynyard as a Board member will prove to be invaluable.”
Wynyard Group’s Board consists of members with a broad range of skills and expertise from the finance, infrastructure and high-growth software industries, together with strong governance and leadership experience relevant to the business.
In the year ahead, Wynyard will remain focused on the government, financial services and critical infrastructure markets, expanding existing U.S. operations and also continue investment in its channel partner program.
“Louis brings an understanding of Wynyard’s current business, the fast-growing markets it operates in and the challenges clients face. This coupled with entrepreneurial success and a passion for innovation, and business success will complement our board,” said Horn.
About Louis E Grever
During his distinguished 24 year career with the FBI, Grever was promoted to a series of positions of increasing responsibility at the FBI and upon the formation of the new FBI Science and Technology Branch (STB) in 2006, served as the first Special Assistant to the STB Executive Assistant Director. In 2007, he was promoted to Deputy Assistant Director in charge of the Special Technologies and Applications to develop and deploy innovative analytical tools and capabilities for the FBI. In 2008, he was appointed by FBI Director Robert Mueller as the STB Executive Assistant Director. Grever is a recipient of a Presidential Meritorious Executive Rank Award and the U.S. Intelligence Community’s Distinguished Service Medal.
Grever is Senior Vice President for Qbase a technology provider supporting the national security, law enforcement, homeland security, and public safety sectors.
Grever is Chairman of the Board of Directors for Global Alliance a Rapid DNA Testing technology company and a Board member of IntegenX, Inc. a scientific instrument manufacturer that has developed a human DNA profiling instrument (RapidHIT).
About Wynyard Group
Wynyard Group is a market leader in risk management and crime fighting software used in investigations and intelligence operations by government agencies and financial organisations. Wynyard solutions help solve and prevent crime, defend against advanced persistent cyber threats and counter terrorism. Wynyard’s powerful software platform combines big data, advanced crime analytics and tradecraft to identify persons of interest, stop offenders and protect victims.
Wynyard has offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Middle East, Australia and New Zealand. For more information visit www.wynyardgroup.com