Shannon serves as Aveshka’s first Chief Innovation Officer. Combining his background in product management, software development, and intelligence analysis, Shannon leads his team of applied AI software engineers, data scientists, and DevOps engineers to build first of its kind technology supporting mission clients. As an Agile practitioner, Shannon deftly guides the Innovation division through all phases of the Scrum Framework to ensure high value products for our customers. Shannon architected Aveshka’s first IP technology CANDOR™, a big data cloud platform that hosts our machine learning, data analytics, and security engineering applications.
Prior to joining Aveshka as the VP of Technology, Shannon worked across the federal government building Big Data platforms and mission applications. He is also a career Army officer with multiple support tours abroad. He is currently an Army Reservist at Army Futures Command.
Shannon holds a bachelor’s degree from University of North Georgia and a graduate of the Defense Language Institute where he studied Mandarin Chinese.