Black Swan Digital Forensics names Jim Walker as President
Black Swan Digital Forensics, the only forensics lab in the country dedicated exclusively to digital forensics, is pleased to announce the addition of Jim Walker as company President.
“Mr. Walker is a seasoned, senior executive whose background in military and government service fits well with our team of engineers, experts, investigators and other highly-trained professionals,” said Lead Digital Forensics Specialist, Pete Myers. “Our team looks forward to seeing Black Swan become the leader in digital forensics under his guidance.”
Prior to joining Black Swan Digital Forensics, Walker, a Tennessee native, spent more than three decades in the military and public service at the federal, state, and local level. Previously, Mr. Walker was the Alabama Mississippi State Liaison for the BP Gulf Coast Claims Facility. He was hired by Ken Feinberg to assist in the economic recovery of the 2010 BP Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Jim served as the Director of Homeland Security for the State of Alabama for eight years, where he was the catalyst behind Virtual Alabama, a Google based platform for homeland security that has been replicated and utilized across the nation. He also served on active duty in the United States Army as an Airborne Ranger and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel. He received a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Oklahoma and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Austin Peay State University.
“The field of digital forensics is a rapidly growing market that will only become more critical as new technologies emerge in discovering Digital DNA,” said Walker. “Black Swan is not only on the forefront of this space, but our team’s relentless dedication to uncovering the facts is truly commendable, and I could not be more excited to further our mission.”