Dr. Scott Edington provides executive leadership and oversight for Deep Labs. Edington’s career spans over two decades of creating next generation technology capabilities in the Payments, Defense, and Intelligence sectors. Prior to co-founding Deep Labs, Edington served as the Global Head of Research and Development for Visa Inc. Edington played a critical role in both the formulation and execution of Visa’s innovation and technology strategies and served as a member of Visa’s Architectural Leadership Board (ALB). Prior to joining Visa, Edington was a technology executive at Booz Allen Hamilton where he ran the firm’s Technology Injection (emerging technologies) practice. In this capacity, he was responsible for all of Booz Allen’s technology injection, R&D, strategic prototyping, and knowledge management and information sharing efforts. Edington also directed the firm’s external technology relationships with Academia, National Labs, the vendor community and various technology incubators. Edington holds degrees from the University of Virginia and Johns Hopkins University; and industry certifications in the areas of security, strategy, and network computing.