As an investor who built my career running and growing businesses, my focus on adding value to founders is driven by my experiences on the other side of the table. I aim to do it in every interaction we have.
In his role as Partner, Shawn is focused on driving investments in vertical B2B applications (aka VSaaS) - mission critical solutions that are industry specific, unique to how that vertical conducts business.
Shawn has over 15 years of product, sales and marketing leadership. Prior to joining OMERS Ventures in 2019, Shawn worked at various startups, leading go-to-market strategy. Previously, Shawn spent five years in global product management at Spin Master, as well as five years at Microsoft during the launch of the first and second generation Xbox consoles.
Shawn lives in Toronto, Canada and holds a psychology degree from Ottawa University. Shawn is a passionate motorcycle racer, rider and builder.