Shawn Banerji is the managing partner for the Data, Digital & Technology Leaders Practice at Caldwell, co-located in the New York and Stamford offices. He is an expert on change management and specializes in the recruitment and assessment of Catalyst Leaders who are resetting value propositions through the power of technology, data & analytics, accelerated software engineering, IoT, and cloud. As a trusted advisor to organizations seeking cultural and commercial transformation by unlocking the latent value of legacy assets and product portfolios, he advises clients on the convergence of talent and innovation across all facets of the evolving digital enterprise.​

Industry coverage includes retail & consumer, insurance, investments & banking, professional services, healthcare, process & industrial, technology & media, as well as financial sponsors and their portfolio companies. Roles include CIO, CTO, chief digital officer, chief data officer, CISO and the related leadership suites.​

Shawn joined Caldwell from Russell Reynolds Associates, where he was a leader in the Technology Officers Practice, and a founding member of both the FinTech and Digital Health practices.​

He is an ex-officio board member of SIM New York and serves on the board of advisors for The Center for Technology Management at Columbia University. He is a regular contributor at MIT’s annual CIO Symposium and an advocate for increasing technology representation and diversity on corporate boards.​

Shawn holds a BA in speech communications from the University of Richmond, VA and an MA in communications from the University of Westminster, London. He is certified in a variety of assessment tools and methodologies.​