The brains and brawn behind Tego.

We Are Tego.

A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.” - Sun Tzu
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Meet our team

Our philosophy is simple — hire a team of diverse, passionate people and foster a culture that empowers you to do your best work.
Shannon Wilkinson
Founder, CEO & President
Shannon Wilkinson spent 12 years overseas working for the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations building mission critical software platforms. Shannon is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas with a Bachelor's in Management Information Systems and earned her Master’s in Information Systems Management from the University of Phoenix. She was selected as the Las Vegas Women in Technology – Cybersecurity and Las Vegas Women in Technology Entrepreneur as well as appeared in the MyVEGAS Magazine Top 100 Women of Las Vegas several times. She is the author of “Ripping Off the Hoodie: Encouraging the Next Generation of STEM Girls” which became an Amazon #1 Best Seller
Alissa Knight
Chief Marketing Officer
Alissa Knight is a business magnate, American author, screenwriter, film director and producer. In 2020, Alissa formed Knight Group, which today controls 5 companies in publishing, marketing, events, and film production.

Alissa is best known for having been a reformed Blackhat hacker turned content creator, business mogul, and media personality synonymous with car and API hacking. Following her arrest at 17 for hacking a government network, Alissa was recruited by the U.S. intelligence community where she supported counterinsurgency (COIN) operations as a defense contractor.
Dr. Earl Johnson
Chief Financial Officer
Dr. Earl R. Johnson is a global private investigator with extensive experience in international financial and due diligence. He holds a Doctorate in Business Management and International Finance from the California University for Advanced Studies. He has previously served as NYPD Deputy Inspector, Highway Patrol Commander, and NYPD Harbor Unit. Dr. Johnson is an active member of Blue Knights International as well as the Council of International Investigators (CII) and World Association of Professional Investigators (WAPI). Prior to joining Tego Cyber Inc. as CFO, Dr. Johnson was the CEO/President of International Consultants & Investigations, a private investigative consultancy that served clients worldwide, specializing in financial fraud investigations, corporate due diligence, and cybersecurity assessments.
Brent Watkins
Director, Business Development
Brent Watkins is a retired Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Brent has over 20 years of diverse experience investigating computer intrusions and international terrorism cases with the FBI. He is also a qualified forensic examiner and Special Agent Bomb Technician. Brent was a member of one of the first FBI squads (1996) specifically dedicated to the investigation of computer intrusions and has investigated numerous high profile cyber cases. Prior to the FBI, he was a military officer with the United States Air Force. Brent’s academic background is in chemistry and electrical engineering, and he holds an MBA.
Chris White
CISO
With 30 years of experience in cyber security, telecommunications, and automation, Chris White has a wide breadth of experience to draw from to assist his clients. Chris is the Director of Information Security for Ventech Solutions, Inc. He has previously served as the Deputy CISO for Interpublic Group of Companies, Chief Technology Officer for EY MSS, Senior Security Engineer at AT&T, Senior Lead Engineer at General Dynamics AIS, and a member of the US Air Force. Chris holds a Master's degree in System Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Network Engineering from Regis University.
Didem Mize
Senior IT Portfolio Manager
With 25 years of experience in Database, Systems, and Project Management, Didem Mize spent over 10 years as an international civil servant with United Nations and NATO and later worked for state and local agencies. Working in high-pressure environments where attention to detail and effective decision making is key, she has led projects in international agencies, state universities, and local governments, She has also been the lead on projects that directly contributed to saving the lives of troops in Afghanistan. She's a firm believer in servant leadership, mentoring, and sharing her experience and knowledge, she's also a constant learner. She has a B.S. in Computer Engineering, from the University of Galatasaray, is an ITIL and Scrum professional, and is an avid Agilist, always looking to improve the processes. In her free time, she loves to work on jigsaw puzzles, spend time with family and friends, and push her creativity to the limits for her son's school projects.