Shawn is the founder of a personal data privacy start-up Profila; Digital Life Management. Shawn is applying design thinking principles to introduce new tools and solutions into the privacy market, enabling enterprise and consumers to build trust through transparency and explicit consent. Shawn holds a Masters in Leading Innovation and Change from the Robert Kennedy College in Zürich (2013) and has been instrumental in several new business model start-ups within enterprise, driving new revenues.
Shawn is also the Head of Customer Presales and Service for Vodafone Global Enterprise across Middle East and Africa. Shawn setup the VGE operations for design, delivery and service in Africa whilst supporting revenue growth in the region through best practice adoption and diverse multicultural team leadership. Shawn’s previous role was Solution Architecture Regional Lead for VGE across Central and Southern Europe, accountable for teams designing global telecommunication solutions for enterprise customers.
Shawn’s Mission is ‘to enable personal data privacy management; ethically, securely and globally’ with the Vision of ‘Digital life privacy and freedom of choice’