ALEXANDRIA, VA--(Marketwired - January 06, 2015) - MorphoTrak, a U.S.-based Morpho (Safran) company, announced Scott Swann has joined the company as the Senior Director of Innovation for the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Business Unit. In this role, Mr. Swann is responsible for identifying, researching and developing customer solutions; leveraging Morpho's industry leading biometric and security technologies. He most recently served as Special Assistant to the FBI Executive Assistant Director of the Science and Technology Branch. Mr. Swann is a well-recognized leader in the advancement of biometric technologies.

During his many years serving the FBI, Mr. 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 Office of the Director of National Intelligence, as a subject matter expert of Biometrics and Identity Intelligence (I2).

From 2009 to 2011 while a Unit Chief at the FBI CJIS Division, Mr. 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, Mr. Swann was responsible for directing, coordinating, and administering research, development, test and evaluation of biometrics technologies and services.

Mr Swann holds a Project Management Professional certification from the Project Management Institute. He obtained an undergraduate degree in business management from Salem-Teikyo University and a Master's in software engineering from West Virginia University.

MorphoTrak, a subsidiary of Safran USA, provides biometric and identity management solutions to a broad array of markets in the U.S. including law enforcement, border control, driver licenses, civil identification, and facility/IT security. Reporting to Morpho, Safran's security division, MorphoTrak is part of the world's largest biometric company. Morpho is a leading innovator in large fingerprint identification systems, facial and iris recognition, as well as rapid DNA identification and secure credentials. With over 40 years' experience, Morpho has captured more than 3 billion fingerprints and Morpho products are used by more than 450 government agencies in over 100 countries. MorphoTrak is headquartered near Washington D.C., with major corporate facilities in Anaheim, Calif. and Federal Way, Wash.

Morpho, a high-technology company of Safran, is one of the world's leading suppliers of identification, detection and e-document solutions. Morpho is specialized in personal rights and flow management applications, in particular based on biometrics, a sector in which it is the world leader, as well as secure terminals and smart cards. Morpho's integrated systems and equipment are deployed worldwide and contribute to the safety and security of transportation, data, people and countries.

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