Shawn Melito, Managing Director
Shawn is a Managing Director responsible for Kivu’s North American business development activities in the cyber insurance market and client relations with many of the leading data breach management (breach coach) law firms.
Shawn brings over 20 years of management experience to this role. Previously Shawn was a Management Consultant, Information Systems Analyst and business unit leader for NPC’s Immersion Data Breach Response Service group, a leading notification and call center service provider. Other relevant prior work experience includes managing a Canadian breach response and identity theft services company, as well as Healthcare, Insurance Services and a contract with the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada.
Shawn is a certified information privacy professional (CIPP/US) through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and previous member of their Canadian Advisory Board. He has presented on the topics of data breach, data security and identity theft at multiple IAPP, RIMS, NetDiligence, ACFE, CLE and the Institute of Internal Auditors events. He was also featured on SiriusXM’s radio show, When Things Go Wrong.
Shawn received his B.A. from the University of Toronto, and his M.B.A. from the Richard Ivey School of Business in London, Ontario.
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