Shawn Chakravarty is the Senior Director of the Cyber Fusion Center for Upwork. He is responsible for building a program that includes the Security Operations Center (SOC), Cyber Threat Intelligence, Incident Response and Threat Hunting. Previously Shawn built SOCs for PayPal, American Express GBT and Level3 Communications. He also spent time as a Senior Cloud Security Engineer for AWS. His passion for all things cybersecurity has him deeply rooted in many grassroots programs that encourage young people to get excited about technology. Much of his background is in hands-on technology focused occupations with an emphasis on security, networking, cloud computing and system administration. Shawn can be found teaching LDR512: Security Leadership Essentials for Managers.