Mr. Glenn D. Krizay is the Director of the Defense Forensics and Biometrics Agency. He leads the organization in addressing strategic policy matters associated with biometrics and forensics across the full spectrum of DoD mission sets as well as its partnerships with United States agencies, departments and international allies. He oversees the operation of DoD's authoritative biometrics database and its daily interaction with other identity systems to enhance national security.
Mr. Krizay, a member of the Senior Executive Service, came to DFBA from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), where he served as Executive Director, Information Sharing and Safeguarding Executive Staff; and as the Deputy Under Secretary, Plans, Policy, Performance Management, Office of Intelligence and Analysis. Prior to joining DHS, Mr. Krizay served as Director, Office of Enforcement Analysis, at the Department of Commerce. He also worked in the private sector and at the Defense Intelligence Agency after retiring from the U.S. Air Force. During his twenty-six-year military career, he served in a number of United States Air Force and Joint staff assignments in intelligence resource management, system architectures, and plans and policy development.
A native Ohioan, Mr. Krizay graduated from the University of Akron with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science. He received a Masters in Human Resource Management from Central Michigan University and a Masters in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College.