Shawn Douglass

Member Since 2022

Shawn Douglass

CEO, Co-Founder


Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area

Business & Technology Executive with 20+ years of success funding, building, buying, and selling technology companies. Accomplishments: Participated in Due Diligence of hundreds of companies, Acquisitions & Integrations of ~40: VMware, RSA Security, Iomega, Data Domain, SpringSource, Greenplum, Isilon, NetWitness, Maginatics, Nicira Led managed or participated in 20+ Investments at EMC Ventures $B+ portfolio Participated in the spin-out of Pivotal and VCE Joint Venture from EMC/VMware Winner The Always On 2012 Power Players in the Cloud Harvard Business School Graduate Boards and Advisory Roles: Clustrix(Acquired by MariaDB), Joyent(acquired by Samsung), Maginatics(acquired by EMC), NoPassword (Acquired by LogMeIn), Replica Labs (acquired by Occipital), Orbitera (Acquired by Google) Technical Experience: Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, Cloud, SaaS, Enterprise Software, Distributed Systems, Microservices, Scalability, Performance & Capacity Planning, Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery, Amazon Web Service (AWS), SRE, DevOps, Agile Software Development, Continuous Delivery, Big Data, Analytics, Data Science, Data modeling. Cyber Security: Threat Modeling, Prevention & Detection, Vulnerability Analysis, Monitoring, Incident Response, Red Teaming, Governance Risk & Compliance


  • Cloud Computing
  • SaaS
  • Enterprise Software


April 20th, 2023

17 ways to better explain blockchain projects to potential investors

Remember that blockchain investors aren’t as interested in the journey as they are in the destination.

February 23rd, 2023

16 ways crypto leaders can help bridge the gap between Web3 and TradFi

To persuade TradFi firms and Web2 users to think outside the box, Web3 pioneers first have to do so themselves.

December 13th, 2022

15 things crypto leaders should focus on as interest rates rise

While rising interest rates can entail increased risk for the crypto industry, they may also bring new opportunities.

November 22nd, 2022

10 things those in TradFi should consider when researching Web3 projects

An understanding of the overall ecosystem as well as the details of individual projects is essential for those in TradFi who are exploring Web3.



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