Shawn Osborne is the President and CEO of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) – which teaches the entrepreneurial mindset to young people and provides the tools and attitudes to overcome adversity and address future personal, economic, community and global challenges. Before joining NFTE, Shawn served as President and CEO of TechAmerica, the premier international trade association for U.S. technology companies. In total, Shawn has more than two decades of experience running high-growth and impact companies including Ulticom, the world market share leader in the wireless signaling technology. As President and CEO of Ulticom, Shawn spearheaded the transformation of the company from a professional services firm to a global software manufacturer. He also served as Chairman of the Board of the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA). He has been recognized by Washingtonian Magazine as a Tech Titan and by The Hill newspaper as a Top Lobbyist.