2014 Fed 100

Federal 100: Ken O'Brien

Name: Ken O'Brien
Title: Chief Technology Officer, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
Agency: Department of the Treasury

Money cop. The investigative efforts at Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network rely on a backbone of technology and data to combat money laundering, track the financing of terrorist groups and safeguard the financial system. O'Brien led an IT modernization push for an enterprisewide system that gives internal customers and outside users access to data collected under the Bank Secrecy Act. His efforts have helped transform the FinCEN database into an analytical tool used by federal, state and local law enforcement agencies and financial regulators.

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