Shawn Quant is the chief information and operations officer for Piper Sandler Companies. He is responsible for the strategic direction and management of the firm’s business information systems, trading and technology infrastructure, global securities clearance and settlement, middle office and corporate real estate.
Prior to joining Piper Sandler in 2004, Quant was a consultant working with financial services clients on system conversions, operations efficiency assessments, technology platform selection and strategic planning. He has also held positions in operations and information technology with American Express Financial Advisors, Norwest Investment Services and Wells Fargo Brokerage Services, and was chief information officer for a regional broker dealer providing retail, institutional and correspondent clearing services.
Quant serves on the board of directors of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) and the mpls downtown council. He earned a bachelor’s degree from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota.