Chief AI Officer at Pangiam
Shaun is driven by a love for exploration and innovation which has led him to co-found Trueface in 2012. Trueface was acquired by Pangiam in May of 2021 and he currently serves as the Chief AI Officer of Pangiam. Pangiam was founded by former senior US Department of Homeland Security officials and is a leading provider of customized identity management, biometrics, and advanced analytics software and consulting solutions to federal government and commercial customers. Trueface prided itself on being founding on three core principles: 1. Humanity First 2. Data Security 3. Total Transparency. Shaun's work has been featured in Forbes, CBS, Fox Business, WSJ, Financial Times, Bloomberg, TechCrunch, CNet, and others. His journey to create Trueface began in 2012, leaving Merrill Lynch in Chicago and booking a one-way ticket to Casablanca, Morocco to pursue his entrepreneurial vision: make technology accessible, personal, and trustworthy. Shaun's work has been shaped by living on four continents and regularly participating in international communities for the advancement of global entrepreneurship. He currently holds two patents in the computer vision space, was named a semi-finalist for Ernst and Young's Entrepreneur of the Year Award in LA 2019 and 2020, and was named Analytics Insight 40 under 40 Innovators in 2019. Trueface won first place for Best Innovation at the World Aviation Festival 2020 and Best Innovation in Computer Vision at the CogX Festival. He enjoys guest lecturing at top universities across the US. Shaun is a contributor to the World Economic Forum's Responsible Use of Facial Recognition for the Air Travel industry and he serves as a faculty member for the AI-Business School in Switzerland.