Based in New York, Shawn Banerji is a member of the Information Officers (IOP) and Business and Professional Services Practices within the Global Technology Sector (GTS) at Russell Reynolds Associates. He is a trusted advisor to clients on the role of technology across all facets of the enterprise. His efforts have resulted in the successful recruitment of functional technology leaders (Chief Information Officer, Chief Technology Officer, Chief Digital Officer, Chief Data Officer) across most major industries, including healthcare, academia, financial services, 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.
Shawn has over 18 years of executive recruiting experience, 15 with Russell Reynolds Associates. Prior to his career in search, he worked in the Media Group at Ogilvy & Mather.
Additional Professional Activities
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.
Shawn received his B.A. from the University of Richmond, VA and his M.A. from the University of Westminster, London. He is fluent in Bengali, English and Hindi.