Location: Los Altos, Ca
Age: 33 years
Interests: Cafes, basketball, beaches, travel, MMA and crossfit
Shawn Black is an international entrepreneur, DJ, explorer and cognitive scientist with a genius-level IQ of 185. While attending University he founded and bootstrapped a referral company to $5M revenue and 20 employees. He continues to manage that business through a private holding company located in Boston, Ma, which owns ten other companies ranging from artificial intelligence to health science. Good at analysis, especially functional analysis, Shawn has a tolerance for, and enjoyment of the complex. Shawn’s primary interest in life is understanding the world around him. He is constantly absorbing ideas and images about the situations that are presented to him. Using his intuition to process this information, he is usually extremely quick and accurate in his ability to size up a situation. As founder and executive director of Culture Whiz, Shawn is responsible for the strategy and global expansion of the company, which is now the largest Cultural Travel website in the World. Shawn holds a BS in Cognitive Science from a well-known University in Palo Alto, Ca.