Joyce J. Shen (US)

Global Director at Thomson Reuters

As the global director of emerging technologies in the CTO office, Joyce built and leads the emerging tech practice (research, partnerships, ecosystem) as well as the Emerging Tech Venture fund. She also leads enterprise blockchain program at Thomson Reuters. Joyce is a regular speaker on emerging technologies, new product development, and corporate innovation. Outside Thomson Reuters, Joyce teaches data science at UC Berkeley. She serves on the boards of various startups, the e-Residency program, Tech 2025, is a mentor at various accelerators, and an angel investor. Joyce was previously the founding executive member and the first CFO of Cloud Platform at IBM, responsible for launching the Bluemix cloud platform and the Bluemix Garage. Joyce also spent several years at IBM Corporate Development, leading numerous acquisitions and divestitures. Joyce received her undergraduate and masters degrees from the University of Chicago.