Hi, I’m Shawn.
I build and grow innovative technology companies. Most recently, I was VP of Business Development for Payments at NYDIG and Bottlepay, working to revolutionize how people transact, using Bitcoin and the Lightning Network. Here’s what I’m focused on now.
I’m a connector—between business and technology, product and market, company and customer. My work is to align and focus these relationships on common goals and exceptional outcomes.
I’ve created high-impact partnerships, deals, teams, and over $300M in revenue throughout the internet value chain, from browsers to data centers, cloud computing to connected devices, and streaming media to personal data. Now, I’m working toward a future built on Bitcoin.
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Make it About the Markets and the Money
What makes or breaks a channel partnership at the outset isn’t how great the product is, but the opportunity it represents—one defined by expanded markets and increased revenue. More money. Continue reading Make it About the Markets and the Money
Who You Know Isn't Enough
Simply put, having someone “on the inside” doesn’t close deals. Continue reading Who You Know Isn't Enough
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