Shawn Douglass

Shawn Douglass

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Shawn Douglass is the Co-Founder and CEO of Amberdata, the market leading digital asset data and analytics firm. Douglass is a business and technology executive with over 20 years of success funding, building, buying and selling technology companies. Prior to founding Amberdata, he served as President of Software and CTO of Unified, an enterprise marketing tech and data analytics company acquired by IHeartMedia, where he built and operated the company’s SaaS offerings in cross-platform data management and analytics. Douglass has held roles as a board member, operating executive, technologist, advisor, venture investor, and derivatives trader. He serves as a technology Partner of Rally Ventures, a venture capital and private equity fund that invests in early-stage business tech companies.

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Academic History


  • At Unified, Douglass helped raise over $64M in venture funding and was responsible for the company's P&L.

  • He also served as CTO at ServiceMesh (acquired by CSC for $282M) and drove strategy and vision for the ServiceMesh Agility Platform. 

  • Prior to ServiceMesh, he was Managing Director at EMC Ventures, where he led strategic investments in cloud, security, and big data/analytics. 

  • He was a member of EMC's founding team and was responsible for managing all operating aspects of EMC's strategic investment portfolio.


  • Douglass has been featured in various financial media outlets, including CoinDesk, TechCrunch, Yahoo! Finance, and more.

  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.