As global director of Emerging Technologies, Joyce Shen established and currently oversees the end-to-end emerging technologies practice at Thomson Reuters. In this role, she leads emerging technology research and oversees startup and ecosystem partnerships as well as the early-stage investment fund. In addition, Joyce holds a dual role as the head of the Thomson Reuters blockchain/distributed ledger program.
Prior to joining Thomson Reuters, Joyce was a founding executive member and the first CFO of Cloud Platform Services at IBM, responsible for launching the Bluemix cloud platform. She also spent several years with IBM Corporate Development, leading numerous technology acquisitions and divestitures.
Joyce received her undergraduate and masters degrees from the University of Chicago.