Alcatraz AI has announced the appointment of Michael A. Clancy to its Board of Advisors.
According to the company, as a Chief Security Officer (CSO) at Fannie Mae, Clancy brings a wealth of expertise from the financial industry.
“We are thrilled to have Michael on board, lending his exceptional insights and knowledge to guide our rapid growth in the financial industry,” said Tina D’Agostin, CEO of Alcatraz AI.
“With Michael’s proven track record of navigating the intricacies of security challenges faced by financial institutions, we are poised to embark on a transformative journey that will redefine how the industry approaches access management.
“With Michael’s invaluable guidance, we strive to forge a more secure future, where technology and financial services unite seamlessly to protect and empower businesses and individuals alike.”
In his current role, Clancy oversees and leads day-to-day physical security operations across multiple high-rise and campus settings.
His responsibilities encompass the management of investigations, staff and contractor screenings, executive protection and disaster preparedness, Alcatraz AI says.
Before joining Fannie Mae, Clancy served as the Former Senior Group Manager, Corporate Compliance and Ethics at Target.
In this role, he led Global Investigations and Information Security Investigations, successfully managing fraud, workplace violence and due diligence cases to foster a risk-conscious decision-making culture within the organization.
Alcatraz AI says that Clancy has also achieved a distinguished career as a Retired Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Senior Executive (SES).
His tenure with the FBI spans across financial services, retail and government sectors, where he demonstrated exceptional expertise in conducting complex investigations, implementing robust security platforms and pioneering risk management strategies.
“With industry-leading facial authentication and AI, Alcatraz is reshaping access control, addressing complex security issues in highly secure environments,” said Clancy.
“I eagerly anticipate leveraging my expertise and collaborating closely with the team to shape the future of access control solutions.”