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ECE Student Seminar - Tackling the Nation’s Hardest Cyber Problems: Challenge Accepted

Event Details

Monday, January 31, 2022

12:30pm - 1:20pm


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Mary Ann Weitnauer

School of Electrical and Computer Engineering


Event Details

Date: Monday, January 31, 2022

Time: 12:30pm-1:20pm

Link for Virtual Presentation: https://gatech.bluejeans.com/362767224

Speaker: Teresa Shea

Speaker’s Title: Vice President, Raytheon Technologies’ Cyber Offense and Defense Experts (CODEX)

Speaker’s Affiliation: Raytheon Technologies (Arlington, Virginia) and Georgia Tech alumna

Seminar Title: Tackling the Nation’s Hardest Cyber Problems: Challenge Accepted

Abstract of Talk: This brief seminar will share how one Georgia Tech alumna leveraged her education to shape a fulfilling career focused on the nation’s security. You’ll hear about her professional journey, including her leadership perspective and how that informs her business decisions. She’ll offer some tips on what she values in her employees, both technically and the critically important soft skills. You’ll learn about many exciting, right-now opportunities at Raytheon including those for software developers, vulnerability researchers, reverse engineers, database engineers and technical leaders, and some ground-breaking opportunities on the near-term horizon.

Biographical Sketch of the Speaker:  Teresa Shea is Vice President of Cyber Offense and Defense Experts (CODEX) for Raytheon Intelligence and Space (RIS). Building on Raytheon’s legacy of classified work with United States government intelligence agencies and programs, CODEX is focused on providing cyber capabilities for offense, defense and security initiatives.

Ms. Shea joined Raytheon from In-Q-Tel where she was Executive Vice President of Technology and Director of Cyber-Reboot. She joined In-Q-Tel after a distinguished thirty-two year career with the National Security Agency (NSA) where she held several key leadership assignments during her career, culminating as the Director of Signals Intelligence.  

Ms. Shea is an experienced executive, working within corporate and government environments. She served as a Board Member for Recorded Future, a leading Cyber Threat Intelligence company from 2015-2019. In addition, she was a Board advisor to the Virginia Tech Hume Center, the MITRE Corporation, and continues to serve on the Georgia Institute of Technology Board of Advisors.

Last revised January 7, 2022