"His addition to the team is an affirmation of our fundamental obligation to protect the information of our members." -- Blake Hall, Troop ID CEO
Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 21, 2013
Veteran-owned and operated Troop ID announced today the appointment of Glenn Schoonover as the company’s Director of Information Security. In this capacity, Schoonover will focus on protecting the company from cybersecurity threats.
Schoonover, a former Army Major as well as a CISSP, has over 18 years of cybersecurity expertise and has the distinction of being the first Chief of Network Security at the Pentagon establishing a 24/7 Computer Emergency Operations Center and coordinating activities across all of the DoD. Previously he was an Executive Director with Microsoft Worldwide Public Sector and a senior technical architect at Microsoft supporting Federal customers. He is a 1986 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point; while on active duty, Schoonover deployed in support of combat Operations Just Cause and Desert Storm where he earned the Bronze Star, the Meritorious Service Medal, and numerous other commendations.
Troop ID, a digital credentialing and verification service for the military and veteran community, currently powers military discount programs for Under Armour, Tough Mudder, Veterans Affairs, Telluride Ski Resort, TroopSwap, and the Magento eCommerce platform. Troop ID received a commendation from the White House in November.
“Glenn is a seasoned high-tech executive and he has led information security teams for some of our most sensitive government agencies and private sector technology companies,” said Troop ID Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer Blake Hall. “His addition to the team is an affirmation of our fundamental obligation to protect the information of our members.”
Schoonover joins the company at a time when new member sign-ups are on average one thousand per day. He is the twenty-first employee to join Troop ID.
About Troop ID
Troop ID is a Single Sign On that allows members of the military community to claim benefits while online. Our mission is to recognize a life of service. We limit eligibility to veterans, service members, and their immediate family members. Additional information may be found on the Troop ID web site, which may be accessed at https://www.TroopID.com or Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/TroopID