Joyce J. Shen

Joyce Shen is a venture capital/private equity investor and business builder. Joyce's technical expertise centers around emerging technologies, machine learning & AI, data economy, and cybersecurity. With significant cross-functional experience that span venture capital/private equity investing, technology M&A, corporate finance/CFO, corporate strategy, technology and product innovation, operations, and go-to-market, Joyce has extensive strategy, financial, and operational experience and deep knowledge in incubating, investing in, growing, and managing new businesses in both global public companies and early to growth technology startups.

Joyce has partnered with companies of all sizes to build strong teams, unlock growth levers, implement innovative technologies, commercialize data science business cases, and establish strong financial, operational, and governance oversight for long-term success. Joyce has also published books on technology and innovation and is a patent holder on detecting and locating unsecured sensors in critical infrastructures.

Joyce is the Investment and Operating Partner at Tenfore Holdings, responsible for sourcing, investing in, and managing technology venture investments. Since 2016, Joyce has served on the teaching faculty of data science and artificial intelligence at the School of Information of UC Berkeley.

Joyce serves on the boards of various technology companies and is a Trustee of the Altman Foundation. She also serves on the innovation advisory council for the World Food Programme and was a member of the advisory boards of Enterprise Estonia, Per Scholas, and Sponsors for Education Opportunity (SEO).

Joyce was the Global Managing Director in the Office of the CTO responsible for emerging technology strategy, startup partnerships, and venture investments at Thomson Reuters.

Prior to Thomson Reuters, Joyce was the founding Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer of IBM Cloud Platform responsible for a multi-billion P&L. Before that, Joyce led finance, operations, and acquisition integration of the $1 billion Collaboration and HR SaaS software business. She started her career in IBM M&A Corporate Development closing acquisitions over $6 billion in cloud, data management, and security.

For over 10 years, Joyce has mentored SEO students and continues to give back through coaching and fundraising.

Joyce received two bachelor's degrees in Statistics and Economics from The University of Chicago and an MBA with concentrations in Quantitative Finance, Entrepreneurship, and Strategy from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

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