Shawn Thuris, Principal
Shawn Thuris brings to every engagement a practical understanding of business and technology, a lifetime of learning across several fields, a remarkable eye for detail and a commitment to get you closer to your business goals.
From managing a hotel front office on the Sunset Strip, to broadcasting financial news, to sandblasting truck scales, to proofreading for Random House, to working with top executives in private equity and project finance, Shawn has seen the world of business from every angle. Shawn has had an extensive career in music as well. As a classical tenor he performed leading roles in a dozen operas in New York, Los Angeles and Canada, along with many solo recital programs including Schubert’s monumental Winterreise.
Shawn earned a BA in Music from Pitzer College in Claremont, California and an MBA, along with a certificate in data analytics, from the Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. Shawn was born and raised in Oklahoma, where he built model rockets, studied martial arts and taught himself to program. He lives near Fremont, California with his wife Monica, a mezzo-soprano. An enthusiast of functional programming, Shawn does volunteer work with the F# Software Foundation.