Mr. Shawn Carolan co-founded and served as Adviser and Board Member at Handle. He also serves as Board Member at OpenSpace and ShipBob. He also serves as Partner at Menlo Ventures. He is a Board Member at Chime (Financial Software). He also serves as Board Member at Roku, PlayPhone and IMVU. He has focused primarily on connected software and services. Before joining Menlo, he was a management consultant for Booz-Allen & Hamilton, after spending most of his career in software development and engineering management positions. He was Manager of Software Architecture for Open Port Technology, a start-up that created Internet-based messaging software for data carriers. Prior to that, he worked at Motorola's Cellular Infrastructure Group and Wireless Data Group, Sprint PCS and the University of Illinois' Center for Computational Electro-magnetics. He earned a B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois, Champaign and an M.B.A. from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. He is also an angel investor. He also served as an Adviser at Zeal Learning.