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Tyelisa Shields

Security Professional
Tyelisa Shields is a native of Concord, NC and currently resides in San Jose, CA. Shields has a Master of Science in Information Technology-Information Security from the Information Networking Institute (INI), Carnegie Mellon University, and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Grambling State University.

Tyelisa is currently a Security professional that helps ensure that applications are secure prior to reaching end-users. Prior to her current role, Tyelisa was a Solutions Program Manager for Content Design and Delivery within Hewlett-Packard's (HP) Printing and Personal Systems, Quality organization. In her previous role, Tyelisa was responsible for overseeing the development and quality of user content for a number of HP Enterprise Security solutions, including: HP Access Control, Imaging & Printing Security Center, and JetAdvantage On Demand. She also chaired the People of Color and Young Employees Network employee resource groups.

Shields previously served on the board of Startup Grind - Boise, a community for entrepreneurs that is powered by Google and currently serves on the leadership team for the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) - Silicon Valley chapter and the INI's Alumni Leadership Council. In her spare time, Tyelisa enjoys bowling and mentoring students.