Shawn is a member of the Information Officers (IOP) and FinTech Practices within the Global Technology Sector (GTS) at Russell Reynolds Associates. He is a trusted advisor to clients on the convergence of talent and technology across all facets of the enterprise. His efforts have resulted in the succession, selection and recruitment of functional IT practitioners as well as those leaders who reside at the intersection of business and technology. Industry coverage includes financial services, healthcare, academia, telecom/technology, retail/consumer, industrial/natural resources as well as media and Internet. Shawn also has extensive business process outsourcing, process improvement, SaaS and shared services experience. Clients include high growth as well as large corporations, along with extensive work for investors and their portfolio companies. More recently, Shawn has been involved in a variety of efforts to increase technology representation on Corporate Boards.
Shawn is an ex officio board member of the Society for Information Management (SIM), an Advisor to Columbia University's M.A. Technology Program and a contributor to MIT's Annual CIO Symposium. In addition, he serves on the Advisory Boards of three prominent PE portfolio companies.
He received his B.A. from the University of Richmond, VA and his M.A. from the University of Westminster, London.