Shawn Beaton

Vice President of the ADGA Group Consultants Inc.

Shawn Beaton is ADGA’s Vice President, Enterprise Computing.  Throughout his career, he has provided business development and leadership in Information Communication Technology solutions; including network design and access architecture, information security, data privacy, and rural broadband as well “smart community” development initiatives.  Today, Shawn leads the management, operation and delivery of ADGA’s Enterprise Computing services division, including Cyber security and converged security solutions.

For 30 years, Shawn has collaborated with governments, research & education, healthcare, ISPs and corporate enterprises; delivering complex network and distributed computing solutions.

Prior to joining the executive team at ADGA, Shawn Beaton played a key role in the creation of Cyber security B2B Cloud Services at CIRA, leading business development and partner activity in Canada.

Educated in Electronics Engineering, C.E.T. in Toronto, Shawn also studied Sociology and the cultural effect of information technology on society at the University of Ottawa.  Shawn Beaton has enjoyed working with business partners throughout the Americas and EMEA. As a passionate technologist with a focus on people and society, Shawn believes in developing and articulating a vision, building consensus, and leveraging technology to deliver community of interest-desired outcomes.

Shawn is an active member in Canada’s Cyber security community and the Internet Society of Canada.