Chris Shahinian

, TUMO International
Profile / Bio: 

Chris Shahinian believes that the youth of today should have access to free of charge educational programs in the disciplines that will equip them to overcome the challenges of tomorrow. As Head of TUMO International, Chris brings this mission to life every day. The TUMO Centre for Creative Technologies is an innovative and free-of-charge digital education program that puts teens in charge of their own learning. TUMO's learning program is made up of self-learning activities, workshops, and project labs that revolve around 14 learning targets. Over 25,000 teens, across 8 countries, aged between 12 and 18 years come to TUMO centers around the world after school to learn the latest in technology and design. Chris has significant experience in achieving growth at scale across the financial and professional services sectors. He has held senior positions at American Express and Ernst and Young, serving as Director of Business Development across APAC for Amercian Express' largest global commercial clients and at EY in roles across Advisory and Audit. Chris holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Professional Accounting from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia.