Shannon Bray was born in South Louisiana and graduated from Thibodaux High.
After taking an initial stab at college, Shannon enlisted in the United States Navy.
Shannon Bray currently works for the Department of Defense (DoD) and lives in Apex, NC.
His wife Stephanie and him share three wonderful kids who attend school in Wake County.
Shannon enjoys scuba diving; the North Carolina coast is rich in both history and sea life.
Missouri Science and Technology - Ph.D. Student in Computer Science; focusing on national defense and election security.
University of Delaware - Master of Science: Cybersecurity
Colorado State University Global Campus - Bachelor of Science: Information Technology
Arapahoe Community College - Associate of Science and Associate of Art: History
Shannon Bray has worked in various information technology roles and has become a leading expert in his field. Shannon believes that his expertise can benefit law makers who may be too distant from technology to understand how to incorporate it properly and how to generate laws around cyberspace.
Shannon has presented at many large technology conferences and has written several books and articles on technology. Shannon has recently released his latest book on cryptography which focuses on information security and the privacy of data.
Shannon Bray serves the state of North Carolina by actively participating in the following government services:
US Naval Sea Cadets - LCDR Shannon Bray, NSCC, presides over the units in North Carolina as the Regional Director.
Navy League - Shannon is currently the president of the Triangle chapter.
US Coast Guard Auxiliary - Shannon Bray volunteers his time to help the US Coast Guard benefit from his years of IT expertise.
Cyber Patriot - Shannon serves as a coach for the Cyber Patriot program.
Shannon is a member of the Libertarian party.
Like most Americans, Shannon understands that policies on both sides can offer value to our country and community. We have more in common than different. It is important to find our similarities and work from there.