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Shawn Harris

Shawn Harris has over 25 years of Information Security experience. He is currently the managing principal security architect at Starbucks Coffee Company. Shawn’s background includes engineering, architecture and executive responsibilities. His ability to understand how to transform an organization's goals into strategy and convince leadership of the critical nature of their decisions is what has driven his success. Having worked within several verticals (including the executive branch of the federal government, entertainment, retail, and financial services), Shawn’s insights and pragmatic approach to security allows him to provide an innovative approach that aligns with business priorities. Shawn previously assisted with the development of the CCSP (Certified Cloud Security Professional) certification, served on the NIST Cloud Computing Security working group, IETF JOSE working group, the Cloud Security Alliance CCM, CAIQ, and the Enterprise Architecture Working groups. He has contributed material for ISC2 CISSP, ISSAP, and CCSP examinations. Shawn is currently Co-Chair of a Cloud Security Alliance working group, leading efforts to develop the Cloud Control Matrix 4.0.