Blake Hall is the Founder and CEO of ID.me, a digital identity network designed to empower consumers to prove their identity online while controlling how their personal data is shared. ID.me provides identity verification services to well-known organizations, including: Ford, USAA, Under Armour, the United States Department of Treasury, and MLB Advanced Media. In 2016, the United States Department of Veterans Affairs selected ID.me's Identity Gateway platform to provide a unified authentication experience for citizens interacting with the VA through Vets.gov. Prior to founding ID.me, Blake Hall led a platoon of scouts and snipers hunting high value targets in Iraq from July 2006 - September 2007. He was awarded the Bronze Star with Valor for heroism during a firefight against Al Qaeda-affiliated insurgents attacking an American hospital in Mosul, Iraq. Blake earned a Bachelor of Science magna cum laude from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.