Special Agent, FBI
Nicholas Shenkin is an FBI Special Agent and the Director of the Strategic Technology Task Force for the FBI’s San Francisco Field Division. Nicholas is a Counterintelligence specialist and leads a staff of Special Agents and Intelligence Analysts responsible for hardening the target of 400+ Cleared Defense Contractors, Silicon Valley, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, and all businesses and academic institutions in the San Francisco Field Division. In 1996, prior to his engagement with the Bureau, Nicholas started a high-security hosting and data analysis company. Nicholas sold that company in 2002 and subsequently became in-house counsel focused on M&A matters and on security compliance issues surrounding HIPAA and SOX. Nicholas is a graduate of UCLA and Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, and is a member of the California Bar.