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Websitegunnco.co
Twitter@kinggunn

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Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, BS
Business Administration & Economics

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Shawn Gunn

Experienced leader with expertise in location-base services, advertising, mobile commerce, online media, and mobile media platforms, with a proven track record of developing and managing businesses up into hundreds of millions of dollars for a number of advertising, location and data driven businesses.

Shawn is proud to have been a key member of the management team that developed the first location-aware advertising and real-time traffic data platform, which subsequently took Traffic.com (TRFC) public. Mr. Gunn then participated in the completion of two acquisitions ending with a $8.1 billion purchase of NAVTEQ (NVT) by Nokia (NOK) in 2008.

Today, Shawn is the Global Head of Strategic Partnerships & Monetization within HERE, a Nokia company. His responsibilities include the incubation of several multimillion dollar businesses, including the creation of a global display advertising business in 30+ countries and venue maps (indoor). He also has monetization responsibility of the entire Nokia owed and operated portfolio. Shawn’s team is the focal point for all strategic partnerships, acquisitions and business development deals.

Mr. Gunn is a frequent panelist and featured speaker on the topics of big data, demographic targeting, mobile advertising, location based services and digital content at: GigaOM, CTIA, CES, SXSW, Internet Week NY, OMMA, MMA, Mobile Monday and Mobile Meets Entertainment.

Recent Milestones

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    Shawn Gunn added a position as Advisor at MyUnfold. (1/1/13)
    Posted 12/16/13 at 7:08am
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    Shawn Gunn added a position as Founder at PERSONA. (1/1/13)
    Posted 3/14/12 at 4:42pm
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    Shawn Gunn added a position as Advisor at Arrived. (1/1/11)
    Posted 3/10/12 at 10:08am
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    Shawn Gunn added a position as Advisor at The Yoogotit Brand. (1/1/11)
    Posted 9/21/11 at 1:38pm
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    Shawn Gunn added a position as Global Head of Strategic Partnerships & Monetization at Nokia. (1/1/10)
    Posted 3/10/12 at 10:08am
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    Shawn Gunn added a position as Co-founder at Move Radio. (1/1/09)
    Posted 3/14/12 at 4:54pm
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    Shawn Gunn added a position as Director, Advertising Business Development at Navteq. (1/1/07)
    Posted 3/10/12 at 10:08am
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    Shawn Gunn added a position as Sr. Director, Business Development at Traffic.com. (1/1/05)
    Posted 3/10/12 at 10:08am

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