Shawn Wells

Shawn Wells

The listings below contain links to presentations spanning several years. Consider all content to be in the Public Domain unless otherwise marked in the presentation itself.

If we’re prepping for a conference or speaking engagement, you’re probably after an official bio. You’ll find two posted — one short and snappy, and a second that includes an overview of recent (major) initiatives. You’re probably also interested in official headshots, which are downloadable on the bottom of the official bio page.

Twitter: @shawndwells

Biographies for publication

Short biography

Shawn specializes in helping the U.S. Government develop capabilities to neutralize the cybersecurity capabilities of hostile nation-states and criminal threat actors. In recognition of offensive and defensive initiatives, particularly with the U.S. Intelligence Community, Shawn was awarded the 2019 Pinnacle Award for Cybersecurity Industry Executive of the Year by WashingtonExec Magazine.

Shawn currently serves as the Managing Director for Cybersecurity Strategy and Technology at Accenture Federal Services. In this role, he leads the commercialization of cutting-edge technologies, innovations, and offerings, that help Federal agencies scale their cyber mission capabilities.

Full biography

Shawn specializes in helping the U.S. Government develop capabilities to neutralize the cybersecurity capabilities of hostile nation-states and criminal threat actors. In recognition of offensive and defensive initiatives, particularly with the U.S. Intelligence Community, Shawn was awarded the 2019 Pinnacle Award for Cybersecurity Industry Executive of the Year by WashingtonExec Magazine.

Public initiatives have included:

Shawn currently serves as the Managing Director for Cybersecurity Strategy and Technology at Accenture Federal Services. In this role, he leads the commercialization of cutting-edge technologies, innovations, and offerings, that help Federal agencies scale their cyber mission capabilities.

Prior roles include serving as CrowdStrike’s Global Vice President of Solution Architecture, where Shawn led the technical presales organization assisting Global System Integrators, Managed Security Service Providers, and strategic technology partners. Additionally, Shawn was the Chief Security Strategist of Red Hat’s Public Sector organization, where Shawn was the senior-most leader accountable for information assurance of all Red Hat technologies, products, and consulting engagements, to the U.S. Government.

Photos of Shawn

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