Edward Shaw


Chief Recruiting Officer and Executive Vice President, Executive Search


Serving as Starpoint’s Executive Search Group Practice Leader, Ed oversees the company’s full-time staffing services (contingency and search) on a national basis. He applies his expertise in sales and strategy in his approach to consultative recruitment, and provides significant value to his clients.

Throughout the years, Ed has held various leadership roles in the sales and recruiting division at the company’s New York headquarters.

In 1982, Ed co-founded Setford-Shaw, a recruiting/placement firm for technology specialists. Three years later, Jeff Najarian joined the company, which became Setford-Shaw-Najarian (SSN), a major player in supplying technology professionals to Wall Street banks. After expanding the business nationally and adding several new practices, SSN became Starpoint Solutions.

Prior to establishing Setford-Shaw-Najarian, Ed was a Senior Vice President for Eden Data Process.

Ed earned a B.S. in Psychology from Brooklyn College.






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