Idemia's National Security Solutions (NSS) announces the appointment of Dr. Mark J. Burge as Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer. Dr. Burge is known in artificial intelligence for leading federal, industrial, and academic teams in developing innovative machine learning solutions to the most difficult biometric and computer vision challenges. NSS President and CEO, Scott Swann, explained, “As Chief AI Officer, Mark will lend insights and expertise to high-impact government and commercial R&D programs, drive groundbreaking research for AI/ML applications, and strengthen NSS's strategic positioning as the leader of identity intelligence solutions for the national security community.” The appointment of Dr. Burge, with his broad academic (ETH Z├╝rich, OSU, USNA), federal (IARPA, NSF), and industrial (MITRE, Noblis) experience, lays a rich foundation for the establishment of this new office.