Shawn Riegsecker

CEO and Founder

Shawn Riegsecker founded Centro, a software platform for digital media, in 2001. The company has appeared on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 and The Inc. 500, and as No. 1 on Crain’s Chicago Business’s Best Places to Work list three years in a row. Riegsecker is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization and a founding director and co-chairman of Unite America, which supports electing independent and moderate political candidates. He serves on the board of directors of The Director’s Cup, supporting the U.S. Ski and Snowboard team, and on the Board of Governors of the Metropolitan Planning Council for the greater Chicago region. He is an active angel investor through Firestarter Fund, a venture capital fund driven by a network of Chicago technology entrepreneurs.