Shawn Quant

Managing Director,
Chief Information and Operations Officer of Piper Sandler Companies,
President of Piper Jaffray Investment Management

Shawn Quant

Shawn Quant is the chief information and operations officer for Piper Sandler Companies and president of Piper Jaffray Investment Management. 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, and middle office.

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 earned a bachelor’s degree from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn.