Business 100 – 2014

Naughton Shane

Shane Naughton/Inundata Innovations

Shane Naughton is an Irish-born technology entrepreneur based in New York City, working to bring technology to bear to solve problems in various industries including financial services, media and the arts. He is a managing partner of Inundata Innovations, and an advisor to, board member of, and an investor in select NYC and Dublin-based technology businesses.

In 2000, Shane co-founded and was CTO of TaxStream, a software business set up to address a deficiency in tax reporting procedures of publicly traded companies. The company rapidly grew to become the number one provider, ranking 51st on the 2007 INC 500 list of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies. In 2008, TaxStream was acquired by Thomson Reuters.

Shane is active within the Irish community in New York, serving on the boards of the Irish Arts Center, Trinity Foundation, and the American Ireland Fund. Shane grew up in Roscommon, earned his M.A. in computer science and M.Sc. in artificial intelligence from Trinity, and his M.B.A. from TRIUM, a collaboration between NYU Stern, HEC Paris, and LSE.