Wayne Shen
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Wayne Shen

Director of Operations and Finance

Wayne Shen joined NCTR in 2018 as an Education Pioneer Fellow. As Director of Operations, he is helping NCTR expand their financial modeling and analytics capabilities while working with residencies to maintain their long-term sustainability. Prior to joining NCTR, Wayne worked as a consultant to numerous multinationals, helping them build out their marketing, data management, and product development strategies. In addition, Wayne has over a decade’s worth of experience in education, with roles in classroom teaching, admissions, private music instruction, and school administration. Wayne received his Bachelors’ and Master’s in violin performance from the University of Arizona and New England Conservatory of Music, respectively, and recently graduated with an MBA from Indiana University – Bloomington’s Kelley School of Business. He is based in Chicago.