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Jeff Dell

Chief Information Officer
Jeff Dell has served as Chief Information Officer of red violet since its formation in August 2017 and continuing through its March 2018 spin-off from information and digital performance marketing solutions provider, cogint. Mr. Dell served as Chief Information Officer of cogint prior to the spin-off of red violet. Mr. Dell brings over 20 years of experience in IT and Information Security, working as an executive within data driven companies for the last 15 years. Before joining cogint in 2015, Mr. Dell was the founder and CEO of Activeworx, Inc., an information security data analytics company, which was purchased by Tripwire, Inc. Prior to this, he served as chief information security officer for TLO (acquired by TransUnion) and Seisint (acquired by Reed Elsevier’s LexisNexis). In the past, Mr. Dell was an instructor for SANS, an information security training organization, where he taught hacking techniques and packet analysis. He has been an Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) member since early 2000 and is a founding member of the ISSA South Florida Chapter. A published author, Mr. Dell has traveled the world speaking about information security. Mr. Dell holds a B.S. in Business from Arizona State University and has achieved the GCIA and CISSP in addition to numerous other certifications.