Shawn has experience in presenting to various sized audiences for conferences, meetups, webcasts, academic events, and corporate training events.
Additionally, he is experienced in testifying for federal court, depositions, and as a subject matter expert for the IL State Legislature. Shawn also frequently is called upon to provide briefings to state and federal legislators, state attorneys general, and other government officials.
Shawn's style of presenting is similar to his teaching approach in keeping the audience engaged and interested while delivering key points and concepts. Shawn's email is available on the Contact page if you would like to inquire about inviting him to speak at your event.
Below, is a list of past and future events:
Panelist for "E-Filing: How to File Properly While Meeting Privacy Obligations" for an Illinois State Bar Association CLE webcast.
September 18th, 2019
Presented "Using Technology to Uncover Privacy Violations and Digital Evidence" for the Violent Crime Conference - Forensic Edition put on by the Cook Country State's Attorney's Office and the Illinois Office of the State's Attorney's Appellate Prosecutor.
January 18th, 2019
Speaker for “Cybersecurity Forum” sponsored by IL State Representative Barbara Hernandez.
April 18th, 2019
Speaker for “Data Protection and Privacy Forum” sponsored by IL State Senator Cristina Castro.
April 18th, 2019
Panelist for “Cybersecurity Forum” sponsored by IL State Representative Al Riley.
August 14th, 2018
Panelist for “Digital Privacy and Data Collection Forum” sponsored by IL State Representatives Laura Fine & Robyn Gabel.
February 21st, 2018
Presented “Privacy Implications of Retail Credit Card Transactions” as a subject matter expert at Chicago City Hall for the Committee on License and Consumer Protection.
December, 6th, 2017
Delivered testimony to Illinois House of Representatives Cybersecurity, Data Analytics & IT Committee as a subject matter expert on an “Overview of privacy/security risks from student data collection”
August 7th, 2018
Delivered testimony to joint IL Senate (Telecomm & IT) and House of Representatives (Elections & Campaign Finance) committees as a subject matter expert regarding a security overview of the Interstate Crosscheck System.
November 15th, 2017
Delivered testimony to Illinois House of Representatives Cybersecurity, Data Analytics & IT Committee as a subject matter expert on an “Overview of prevalent data collection practices, uses, and methodology by private entities”
March 1st, 2017
Speaker for Chicago Security Meetup on “Building an IoT Exploitation Lab”
February 16th, 2017
Creator and Moderator of Security Challenge for ForenSecure Conference
April 18th, 2014
Creator and Moderator of Malware Challenge for ForenSecure Conference
April 19th, 2013
Speaker for ForenSecure Conference on the topic of Cloud Forensics
April 19th, 2012
Speaker for 2011 NetSecure Conference on the topic of Effective Training and Policy Takes the Fear out of Social Networking
March 24th, 2011
Provided training on Cloud Forensics for Cyber Special Agents and Forensic Examiners at the FBI’s Chicago Regional Computer Forensic Laboratory
May 2nd, 2012