Alan Wade retired from federal service after a thirty-five year career in the Central Intelligence Agency where he held a series of senior positions, including the Director of Communications, Director of Security, and Chief Information Officer (2001-2005). He is a recipient of the National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal, the Director’s Medal, and the Distinguished Intelligence Medal. Since leaving the federal government, Alan has worked with and invested in early stage technology companies. He served on the boards of Safeboot N.V. (acquired by McAfee), Detica DFI (acquired by BAE Systems), Composite Software (acquired by Cisco) and Applied Communications Sciences (acquired by The SI Organization). He currently serves on the boards of the Aerospace Corporation, Professional Project Services, Onclave Inc. and on public sector advisory boards of several technology companies.