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 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) across most major industries, including financial services, telecom/technology, retail/consumer, healthcare, industrial/natural resources as well as media and Internet. Shawn also has extensive business process outsourcing, process improvement 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 fifteen years of executive recruiting experience, 12 with Russell Reynolds Associates. Prior to his career in search, he worked in the advertising industry at Ogilvy & Mather.
Additional Professional Activities
Shawn is a 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 Old Harbor Outfitters, CarpetWorks and ROKKAN.
Shawn received his B.A. from the University of Richmond and his M.A. from the University of Westminster, London. He is fluent in Bengali, English and Hindi.