As Chief Growth and Communications Officer, Shade Vaughn is responsible for driving a growth strategy for Paul Hastings that leverages the firm's ability to reimagine business for clients across all industries, while applying the exceptional expertise of its practices.
Mr. Vaughn joined Paul Hastings from Capgemini, a $20B IT services firm, where he was Chief Marketing Officer for North America. Over three-and-a-half years there, he helped build a business development team that tripled marketing-influenced bookings and pipeline and increased brand awareness by more than 30%. Prior to that, he was the Global Head of Marketing and Communications at SapientRazorfish, a leading digital transformation agency with revenues of more than $1.5B and offices around the globe. In that role, Mr. Vaughn helped develop the strategic and brand positioning of Publicis Groupe's network of digital transformation agencies. He spent the first 12 years of his career working at New York-based PR firm Robert Marston And Associates, building a strong track record in strategic communications.