Allyn L. Shaw

Chief Operating Officer, Global Information Security, Bank of America

Allyn L. Shaw is the Global Information Security (GIS) Chief Operating Officer. He is responsible for business operations as well as managing risk, strategy, finance, resources, performance and metrics management. Allyn and his team are also responsible for the development and implementation of an integrated GIS workforce strategy that delivers on future-state resource, location and learning goals.

Before moving to GIS, Allyn was the Workspace Services Chief Operating Officer in the Chief Technology Organization. In this role, he was responsible for aligning the technology initiatives of the workforce, marketing, and financial and risk controls. His team enabled the delivery of end-to-end technology and operations, which supported desktop platforms, productivity applications, mobility services, communication and collaboration technologies for the company.

Prior to joining Bank of America in 2004, Allyn led Enterprise Voice Network Services at Countrywide. He managed a team responsible for real-time communications, mobility, interactive response, contact centers, unified communications, trader voice, carrier transport services globally, and voice, web and video conferencing.

Allyn is a passionate advocate for inclusion, sponsorship and the creation of successful diverse teams. He serves on Bank of America’s LGBT Executive Council and the Black Executive Leadership Council. Allyn is the executive sponsor for the Charlotte, NC chapter of the bank’s Black Professional Group, a member of the Global Technology & Operations Diversity & Inclusion Council and a member of the Women in Technology & Operations Global Advisory Board. Within the community, Allyn serves on the board of Out and Equal Workplace Advocates.

Allyn is a California native, who currently lives with his husband in Charlotte, NC, where they enjoy music, tennis, travel, and spending time with friends and family.