Shannon Kellogg is Vice President of Public Policy at Amazon, where he leads the company’s public policy efforts in support of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) business in the Americas. In this role, he manages government affairs professionals in Canada, the US (federal and state levels) and in Latin America, and focuses on issues such as cloud computing, cyber security, procurement policy, and renewable energy.
Prior to joining Amazon in October 2012, Kellogg was Senior Director of Government Affairs for EMC Corporation, serving as the head of the company’s public policy office in Washington, DC. During his nine-year tenure at EMC and RSA (the Security Division of EMC), Kellogg also served as Director of Information Security Policy and Director of Global Government and Industry Affairs.
A 19-year veteran of the IT industry, Kellogg previously had senior public policy roles at the Business Software Alliance, the Information Technology Association of America and the Global Internet Project, before joining RSA/EMC. Kellogg also was a founding member of the non-profit organization, the National Cyber Security Alliance, serving on the Alliance’s board from 2004 – 2011, including as Board Chairman and Treasurer. He also currently serves as a Board Member of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (https://itif.org/people/board).
Prior to joining the technology industry in 1999, Kellogg served as a Program Officer for the International Republican Institute (IRI) under Sen. John McCain, working on countries such as Mongolia and Turkey.
Kellogg received his Master of Arts in International Transactions from the George Mason University School of Public Policy.