Shanan Winters is a Senior Product Marketing Manager for cloud security solutions at Fidelis Cybersecurity. She has avid interests in geek topics and fandoms, parenting, and technology. She loves the outdoors, music, and board games, and has performed in a variety of Irish folk bands over the years playing flute and hammered dulcimer. She also plays fiddle-poorly. She lives with her husband, girl-child, boy-child, cat, and turtle in the Phoenix metropolitan sea-of-beige. Shanan has a dual computer science/English writing degree and has worked in a variety of IT and cybersecurity jobs ranging from software developer to IAM architect to product marketing manager. When not working on work at her desk, Shanan can be found writing urban fantasy crime thrillers.