John Shaw is CIO and Head of Information Services, based at Mainstream’s Global Headquarters in Dublin, Ireland. John joined Mainstream in September 2008 to lead the company’s Business Technology Strategy. A Chartered Engineer (C Eng MIEI) and a registered European Professional Engineer (Eur Ing) with 20+ years experience. John holds an MBA in Technology Management and a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics Engineer from University College Dublin. A senior member of the IEEE (SMIEEE), joined Mainstream from Pfizer where he was Director of Information Services at one of Pfizer’s largest manufacturing facilities, having previously held senior IS executive positions in Accenture and General Electric. John is an active member of technical institutes, including The International Society of Automation, The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology and The Innovation Value Institute which researches and develops unifying frameworks to create more value from Business Technology innovation.