Shannon Rogers is President & General Counsel of Global Relay, the world leader in cloud-based messaging, archiving and search technology for the financial sector. Global Relay is headquartered in Vancouver, with offices in New York, Chicago, London and Singapore.
Since 1999, more than 16,000 financial customers spanning 90 countries have entrusted Global Relay to securely archive their electronic messaging — including email, instant messaging, BlackBerry, social media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook) and more. Global Relay’s intuitive apps for iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry and Android let people access all their communications anytime, anywhere.
Shannon sets the strategic business direction and development of Global Relay and oversees its worldwide distribution networks. Shannon also directs the day-to-day operations of Global Relay’s Legal Team and Compliance, Audit & eDiscovery Team, who are charged with customer compliance related to the archiving, monitoring, auditing, eDiscovery, privacy and business continuity requirements of highly regulated industries. With Global Relay’s international focus, Shannon plays a pivotal role in privacy and international jurisdictional issues pertaining to data protection.
Shannon has been ranked 1st for Canada’s Top Women Entrepreneurs 2011 (Profit 100), as well as named to the “Top 40 Lawyers Under 40” (Lexpert) honoring Canada’s Top Lawyers under age 40, and “Forty under 40” (BIV 2007) honoring Vancouver’s top entrepreneurs under age 40. Shannon holds both a common law (LLB) degree and a civil law degree (BCL) from McGill University, and a Bachelor degree in Political Science from the University of Victoria.