Senior Vice President of Football Strategy, Washington Commanders
Eugene Shen currently serves as the Senior Vice President of Football Strategy at the Washington Commanders. He previously served as vice president of football analytics for the Jacksonville Jaguars, overseeing all data and analytics for the entire football operation. Prior to his stint with Jacksonville, he held the position of director of personnel analytics with the Miami Dolphins from 2019-2021. Shen got his start in the NFL with the Baltimore Ravens, working with the franchise from 2014-19. In Baltimore, Shen rose to the role of director of coaching analytics and worked closely with Baltimore Ravens Head Coach John Harbaugh.
Outside of his career in the NFL, Shen has held a number of positions in the finance industry. He most recently was a derivatives analyst at Millennium Management Global Investment. Prior to his position with the Ravens, Shen worked at AllianceBernstein as a senior vice president and portfolio manager from 2009-13. He was a partner and portfolio manager for JD Capital Management (2002-08) and also worked for Long-Term Capital Management/JWM Partners from 1998-2001 as a strategist.
Shen received his MBA from MIT in 1998 after earning his bachelor's degree from Harvard in 1993. He is also the co-founder and co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Sports Analytics and presented papers at the 2011 and 2012 Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.
A native of Houston, Texas, Shen and his wife Jopi have a daughter, Summer and a son, Payton.