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Data Ethics

We prize trust and seek to earn it every day.

We are a mission focused company that believes doing the right thing yields great results, means are as important as ends, and empowering researchers and public entrepreneurs is the best way to build a more sustainable, secure, and just society.


Ian Allen

Ian is the Co-Founder and CEO. Prior to Camber Systems, he served as the CEO of The Third Option Foundation, a 501c3 that provides survivorship support and resiliency services to the operators and families of CIA Special Operations.

His government service included ten years as a Marine Infantry Officer, and seven as a Paramilitary Operations Officer with the CIA. He holds a BA from the University of San Diego in International Relations, and his awards include the Intelligence Star and Meritorious Service Medal.

Navin Vembar

Navin is the Co-Founder and CTO. He has been working in government tech for nearly twenty years. He started as a GS-7 software developer at the Bureau of Labor Statistics, ran large programs at the FAA, and his most recent government job was as the Chief Technology Officer of the GSA.

He cares deeply about delivering impactful technology to agencies that can transform the way they meet their mission. He holds a Ph.D. in mathematics, with a deep background in data and software. He has been named a Fed 100 by Federal Computer Week and a Digital Transformation Hero by FedScoop.