VP, Shape Intelligence Center, Shape Security
Dan Woods is the vice president of the Shape Intelligence Center at Shape Security, a startup based in Silicon Valley. Shape protects over 1.6 billion internet users for the world’s largest retailers, banks, airlines and government agencies. Shape has created a unique and effective platform to defend websites against new forms of attack that use AI at massive scales.
Prior to joining Shape, Woods served as assistant chief special agent of special investigations at the Arizona Attorney General’s Office where he investigated computer crimes and complex fraud. Prior to that, he spent 20 years with local, state, and federal law enforcement and intelligence organizations, including the FBI as a special agent where he investigated cyber terrorism; and the CIA as a technical operations officer where he specialized in cyber operations.
Woods holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Systems Engineering from Arizona State University (1998), and was an Honorary Commander, United States Air Force, 56th Security Forces Squadron, at Luke Air Force Base west of Phoenix (2014-2016).