About The Speaker
Shane is Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Shorooq Partners. He built his career as an investment professional, investment banker and entrepreneur in the United States. He used to work at UBS, TD Securities, Lazard Freres & Co., Alpine Investors and GlobalFoundries prior to founding Shorooq. He studied Finance and Mandarin at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, graduating with Summa Cum Laude, Joseph Wharton Scholar and Benjamin Franklin Scholar Honors. Shane was born and grew up in South Korea and has studied and worked in the US, Canada and China prior to settling down in UAE. Having played the piano and clarinet for 15+ years, he has a strong passion for music and community service and has played in many musical concerts as well as volunteering centers like community nursing homes.