Clayton D. Schilling is President and Chief Executive Officer of Precision Digital Forensics, Inc. and is responsible for leading the development and execution of the Company’s short and long term strategies with a view to creating exceptional customer value. A proven industry leader, with extensive experience in digital forensics operations and organizational management, Mr. Schilling has worked in and assessed accredited laboratory environments and has built local and regional federal and private digital forensics laboratories and programs from the ground up.
Mr. Schilling spent more than 20 years in federal law enforcement beginning his career as a U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Division (CID) Special Agent, joining the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) Digital Evidence Laboratory as a Group Supervisor after retiring from the military, and in April 2012, joining CACI, Inc. as Forensics Senior Manager and Laboratory Director of the CACI Digital Forensics Laboratory (CDFL) in Alexandria, VA providing contract support to federal civilian law enforcement organizations.
Mr. Schilling is a certified ASCLD/LAB Digital Forensics Technical Assessor and has assessed federal, state/local, international, and commercial digital forensics operations; he was the first and only digital forensics practitioner to sit on the ASCLD/LAB Board of Directors. He participates as a member of the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) Accreditation Council for Forensics, the Scientific Working Group on Digital Evidence (SWGDE), and the Organization of Scientific Area Committees for Forensic Science (OSAC), Digital Evidence Subcommittee and serves as a guest speaker at Techno-Security & Digital Forensics, High Technology Crime Investigation Association, and The International Association of Chiefs of Police conferences.
Mr. Schilling is a graduate of the University of Maryland University Colleges
- Future of Forensics: Universal Accreditation, Techno Security & Digital Forensics Conference, June 2016
- The Rising Tide: Managing Body-Worn Cameras and Other Forms of Digital Evidence, Techno Security & Digital Forensics Conference, June 2016
- Body-Worn Cameras: The Next Tidal Wave in Digital Forensics, High Technology Crime Investigation Association, August 2016
- ISO Accreditation: Digital & Multimedia Evidence: A Differing Point of View, International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference, October 2016
- ISO Accreditation: Digital & Multimedia Evidence: A Differing Point of View, Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General In-service Training, May 2017
- Overcoming the Backlog: Strengthening the Foundation of Digital Evidence Management, Techno Security & Digital Forensics Conference, June 2017