Armando Escalante is EVP and Chief Technology Officer for the Specialized Risk Solutions (SRG) business of Transunion®. In this position, since 2013, Escalante is responsible for technology development, Big Data Analytics and Linking, Product development, R&D, information systems, security and operations.
Previously, Escalante was EVP and Chief Technology at LexisNexis® Risk Solutions for 8 years, also responsible for technology development, Product development, Big Data Analytics, R&D, information systems, security and operations.
Prior to that he was Chief Operating Officer for Seisint, which was acquired by LexisNexis in 2004. In this position, he was responsible for Technology, Development and Operations.
Prior to 2001, Escalante served as Vice President of Engineering and Operations for Diveo Broadband Networks, where he led world-class data centers located in the U.S. and Latin America. Before Diveo Broadband Networks, Escalante was VP and General Manager for one of the fastest growing divisions of Vignette Corporation, an eBusiness software leader. He also worked for Unisys Corporation, EPSON America and Bell Labs.
Escalante serves on the Board of Advisors at OpenNebula Systems, ESPLOTA, NetwiseData, and others.
He earned his bachelor’s degree in electronic engineering at the USB in Caracas, Venezuela and a master’s degree in computer science from Steven Institute of Technology as well as a Master’s degree in business administration from West Coast University.