Shawn Henry

Company: CrowdStrike

Job Title: Chief Security Officer

Shawn Henry

As President of CrowdStrike Services, Shawn leads a world‐class team of cybersecurity professionals who aggressively and effectively investigate and mitigate targeted attacks on computer networks. He retired as FBI Executive Assistant Director (EAD) in 2012, overseeing all criminal and cyber investigations worldwide, as well as international operations and the FBI’s critical incident response to major investigations and disasters. During his 24‐year career, he held a wide range of operational and leadership roles in three FBI Field Offices and FBI‐HQ. Having served in multiple positions relating to cyber intrusions since 1999, Shawn was the Bureau’s outspoken top agent on cybersecurity issues, credited with boosting the FBI’s computer crime investigative capabilities. In addition to his last position as EAD, he served as both Deputy Assistant Director and Assistant Director of the Cyber Division at FBI Headquarters; Supervisor of the FIB Cyber Crime Squad in Baltimore; and Chief of the Computer Investigations Unit within the FBI‐led National Infrastructure Protection Center. During his tenure, Shawn oversaw major computer crime and cyber investigations spanning the globe, from denial‐of‐service attacks, to major bank and corporate breaches, to nation‐state sponsored intrusions. Shawn led the establishment of the National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force (NCIJTF), a multi‐agency center led by the FBI, and forged partnerships domestically and international within governments and the private sector.