Shawn Garrett brings more than 20 years of software and high-tech experience to SmartBear. As Vice President of Finance, Shawn has global responsibility for the accounting, finance, legal and internal IT functions of the Company.
Prior to joining SmartBear, Shawn was the Vice President of Finance at Aspect Software, provider of business communications solutions with 1,900 employees in 59 offices. While at Aspect, Shawn was a key contributor to the successful acquisition and integration of over ten companies with purchase price consideration of more than $1.1 billion. Over his seven plus years at Aspect, he also helped to successfully lead the SEC registration process and subsequent compliance to SEC regulations as well as establishing key operational and financial infrastructure. Shawn also held finance management positions at Brix Networks, Tellabs and Boston Acoustics. He began his career as an auditor at the high-tech division of Arthur Andersen LLP. Shawn holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Merrimack College.