Executive Director Finance & Chief Operating Officer, Shearman & Sterling LLP
Kenneth W. Johnsen is the Executive Director Finance & Chief Operating Officer of Shearman & Sterling LLP with global responsibilities in multiple areas including Finance, Project Management, Real Estate and Technology. Kenneth joined Shearman & Sterling in 1998 as Controller, has been the firm's Chief Financial Officer since 2002 and the firm’s Chief Operating Officer since October 2008. Kenneth began his career in public accounting and, prior to joining Shearman & Sterling, held financial management positions in both publicly and privately owned organizations. Kenneth earned a Bachelor degree with specialization in Accounting from Hofstra University and he holds CPA Professional designation.