Jill Vaughan serves as the assistant administrator for the Transportation Security Administration‘s Office of Security Capabilities and the Chief Technology Officer since December 2014.
She directly supports TSA’s missions through effectiveness and efficiency enhancements that she offers directly affecting transportation systems aiming to reach the global security standard.
As assistant administrator, she oversees TSA technologies and handles tasks such as acquisition, deployment, maintenance, implementation and development across multiple transportation modes.
Vaughan brings over 10 years of experience in information security and 15 years of IT expertise to her post.
She has previously worked as the deputy chief information officer and deputy assistant administrator for the office of IT and as TSA’s chief information security officer.
Prior to her work in the government, she held previous roles as a data product manager for Sprint and project manager for Nortel Networks.
Vaughan has a bachelor’s degree in business from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.