“As Identiv continues to grow in dynamic markets, it’s the right time to strengthen our Board. Retired Vice Admiral Braun brings the highest level of independence, integrity, and professionalism. She also brings extensive insights into the critical federal government sector, particularly in the Department of Defense (DoD),” said Jim Ousley, Identiv chairman.
Braun served a distinguished 37-year career in the US Navy, retiring as a vice admiral. She brings extensive experience in leadership of large government organizations, strategic planning, international relations, and workforce development. Braun’s assignments as a Flag Officer include service at US European Command in Stuttgart, Germany, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare, and Navy Recruiting Command.
An early pioneer among women naval aviators, Braun was the first woman selected to serve as commanding officer of a Reserve Naval Aviation squadron. She was also the first woman to lead a Reserve Component of the Armed Forces when she was nominated for a third star and became the 13th Chief of the Navy Reserve in 2012. In this role, she led more than 60,000 men and women supporting global operations in the aviation, maritime, security, special operations, cyber, and intelligence domains.