Sean Barnum is Software Assurance Principal at The Mitre Corporation with more than 18 years of experience in software development, technology management, and professional services.
He has focused his career on the application of mature practices in the areas of quality, process, and knowledge management. Prior to joining Mitre, Mr. Barnum was a Principal Consultant at Cigital Federal, Inc. Previously he was an independent consultant providing various technology management services to small and medium sized technology companies. Before this, he held senior director roles for knowledge management, process, and quality at Covansys, a global technology solutions consulting company. At Covansys, he provided strategic services both internally and externally. He began his career as a software engineer and SQA manager for a packaged software development company and later in the wireless receiver division of a global consumer electronics product company. Mr. Barnum has a BS in Computer Science and is an ME in Technology Management candidate from Portland State University.