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Ben Shaw

Ben Shaw

Director, Global Advisory, WAN-IFRA, Germany

Ben joins WAN-IFRA's team to strengthen its mission of being the knowledge hub for the news media industry. As a leading expert on digital media, he has the task of providing independent advice on digital strategy and organisational change. He will also lead the various WAN-IFRA initiatives to support the media industry in its transformation.

Previously, he was Shaw Media's Chief Digital Officer, and focused in driving digital revenue and audience for their digital products in the United States. Shaw was also the company’s CTO and previously IT Director. He oversaw the alignment of all technologies to Shaw’s audience and revenue growth strategies. He was also actively involved in optimizing Shaw Media's over 100 print and digital publication products and workflows.

He is a licensed Apple iOS Developer and an Apple Certified Help Desk Specialist. 

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