Shawn Edwards ’90, ’95, Vice Chair

Shawn Edwards

Mr. Edwards is chief technology officer at Bloomberg L.P., a position he has held since 2008. Mr. Edwards is responsible for setting the technology direction for the Bloomberg Professional service and other core financial products and services. He joined Bloomberg in April 2003 and has worked in a variety of roles in technology and technology development from programming to serving as co-head of research and development.

Mr. Edwards has spearheaded several key initiatives at the firm, including evolving Bloomberg’s internal architecture to improve time to market of new functionality, creating new market data products, establishing a new open systems/symbology policy and developing new and streamlined functions for the BLOOMBERG PROFESSIONAL service, the largest private network in the world.

Previously, Mr. Edwards worked for Bear Stearns & Co. (1999-2003), where he served in numerous roles most recently as a managing director working on fixed income trading. Earlier in his career, Mr. Edwards held positions at Mentor Graphics and IBM.

Mr. Edwards received a BS and an MS in electrical engineering from Columbia University.

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