Tyler Shields

IANS Faculty

    Tyler is Vice President of Strategy for Sonatype, a security and DevOps software vendor, headquartered in Fulton, Maryland. His previous roles include starting, leading, and growing security technology companies including CA Technologies, Signal Sciences, Veracode, Symantec, LURHQ, and @Stake. Tyler is an active investor, board member, and advisor to numerous young cyber security firms.

    • Application Security
    • DevSecOps
    • Cloud Security
    • Containers
    • Mobile Device Security

    Achievements & Contributions

    • Authored and published research papers on the detection of rootkit and anti-debugging technology with static analysis techniques
    • Authored the world’s first mobile spyware system targeting Blackberry phones
    • Expert commentator featured in Rolling Stone, Bloomberg, Forbes, Reuters, and the LA Times
    • Contributor to multiple television and radio interviews for both National Public Radio and the BBC

    Certifications & Credentials

    • MBA - University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    • MS, Computer Science - James Madison University
    • BS, Information Technology - Rochester Institute of Technology