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01:03:19, video webcast, recorded on 14 December 2017
Posted on 15 December 2017

Shawn Rutter is the managing director of Excelsior Search, a market-leading, niche search company specializing in international executive search and recruitment solutions for fintech, data, and research providers to the global capital markets and investment industry.

He established Excelsior Search in 1999. Mr. Rutter brings nearly 20 years of recruitment expertise in capital markets and the investment fintech sector and has conducted many international assignments, including the placement of candidates holding CFA and CIPM designations.

Previously, he worked for the international search firm MRI after serving for 7 years as a commissioned officer in the British Army. He is a graduate of Oxford Brookes University.

With a personal passion for the capital markets and investment fintech industry, he regularly contributes to both industry and career knowledge sharing, including by managing two LinkedIn groups he invites you to join:


Follow on Twitter: @ExcelsiorSearch

This information is accurate as of the date of the recording.

Justin Zhen is a founder of Thinknum, a technology firm that provides alternative web data for investment firms. Thinknum has hundreds of institutional clients across hedge funds, investment banks, and corporations.

Previously, Mr. Zhen worked as a quantitative analyst at a hedge fund after graduating from Princeton University with a degree in financial engineering.


This information is accurate as of the date of the recording.



This webinar provides perspectives and insights into the current fintech ecosystem, including what it takes to transition to, and succeed as, investment professionals in fintech careers. Our panelists are Shawn Rutter and Justin Zhen. Rutter has nearly twenty years of experience recruiting in the fintech space and Zhen is a co-founder of the successful fintech start-up Thinknum.

This is an archived recording of a live webinar that took place on 14 December 2017.

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