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Wayne Shen

Chief Operating Officer

Wayne Shen is NCTR’s Chief Operating Officer. He joined NCTR in 2018. In his role, he helps 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.


B.M., Violin Performance, University of Arizona

M.M., Violin Performance, New England Conservatory of Music

MBA, Marketing and Finance, Indiana University – Bloomington’s Kelley School of Business


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