Vice President, Toronto Technology Centre
Shawn joined Thomson Reuters in March of 2017 to lead the new Thomson Reuters Technology Centre. He also serves as the Global Head of Open Platform & Eikon as part of the Financial & Risk organization. Previously, Shawn spent 12 years at Intel (formerly Altera), where he most recently served as a Director of Software Development within the Programmable Solutions Group and Site Director for their Toronto Technology Centre, which was home to 200 software engineers. During this time, Shawn oversaw the site through Intel’s $17B acquisition of Altera.
Shawn holds a BASc from the University of Waterloo in Computer Engineering, where he graduated at with honors. He also holds an MEng in Computer Engineering from the University of Toronto. He is credited with 4 issued US patents and two published papers.
When he’s away from the office, Shawn is usually spending time with his wife Natasha and their 2 sons Niam (3) and Shay (5 months).
Areas of expertise
Large-scale software development, algorithm design and optimization, hardware acceleration and design, building global technology teams