PK-20W (Preschool/Kindergarten through PhD and Workforce) Computer Science & Cybersecurity Initiative
Shawn Riley, CIO, State of North Dakota
Learn how North Dakota is incorporating technology in education to address the shortage of professionals. Attendees will be able to see the benefit of advancing technology within the public-school sector, why cyber curriculum is important and how it benefits industry and economy.
About Shawn Riley: Shawn, at the age of 16, started his own technology company and later entered the private sector where he worked as a thought leader for companies like IBM and the Mayo Clinic. His career has included massive change and transformation initiatives spanning multibillion-dollar organizations. In 2017 Shawn was appointed by Governor Doug Burgum to lead the state of North Dakota’s technology services as the Chief Information Officer. He is always looking to connect with others who have a “we can change the world” attitude as he strives to be a servant leader and improve lives, empower people, and inspire success.