Shawn Riegsecker

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Shawn Riegsecker
Shawn Riegsecker
ResidenceChicago, Illinois, U.S.
CitizenshipUnited States
Alma materBowling Green University
Known forCentro Inc, Unite America

Shawn Riegsecker is an American entrepreneur, and is the CEO and founder Centro Inc,[1] an advertising software company. Centro raised two rounds of funding, most recently for $30 million in 2015.[2]

In 2019, Riegsecker was named CEO of the Year by Illinois Technology Association.[3]

In 2012, Riegsecker was named on the Crain's Chicago Business’ Tech 50 list.[4]

Prior to founding Centro, Riegsecker worked in advertising sales for Real Media,[5] an ad network.

Riegsecker is a founding director and co-chairman of Unite America,[6][7] a group formerly known as the Centrist Project that supports independent, moderate political candidates in the United States.

He is on the selection committee for 1871 Chicago, an incubator and accelerator for Chicago technology entrepreneurs, and is an angel investor in the FireStarter Fund, a group of early stage investors.[8]