CISO Stressed Episode 2: Digital Empathy in the Customer Experience (Guest Shawn M Bowen)

Episode 2 Show Notes

Building security in the customer experience, not “compliance helmets” - Shawn Bowen, CISO with Restaurant Brands International, joins CISO Stressed Host Liz Wharton to discuss the value of experience-based learning, digital empathy, and the customer experience.  

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About Shawn M. Bowen

Shawn M. Bowen is the Global Head of IT Security & Compliance (CISO) for Restaurant Brands International and its related entities (Burger King, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, and Tim Hortons). He has over 20 years of experience in information technology, primarily in cybersecurity. Bowen is regarded as a highly passionate, transformative, thought leader in IT Security, with a record of leading successful strategies in various environments. He is enthusiastic to share his knowledge and approach to digital empathy-based cybersecurity with all levels of users.


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