Santa Clara University


Robyn Shutak, CEP
Senior Director, Programs and Member Services, Global Equity Organization (GEO)

Robyn Shutak is the Senior Director, Programs and Member Services for the Global Equity Organization, a non-profit global membership organization dedicated to providing value in the areas of education and networking within the equity compensation industry, with more than 13 years of experience in all aspects of equity compensation.

Prior to joining GEO, Robyn was the Education Director for the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals (NASPP) where she was responsible for the design, implementation and management of the association's educational offerings.  Prior to her role at the NASPP, Robyn held positions at various issuer firms where she had responsibility for global employee stock options, restricted stock, and stock purchase programs.  Robyn's issuer experience includes oversight of employee stock plans in various M&A transactions, insider trading compliance, accounting and valuation, plan administration and plan participant communications on a global basis.

Robyn is a Certified Equity Professional (CEP).  She currently serves on the Certification Counsel of the CEP Institute, has also served on the Curriculum Committee and has been regularly recognized by the CEP Institute with Volunteer Excellence awards.  Robyn is a frequent speaker on equity compensation topics and is a co-author of the book, "If I'd Only Known That," published in 2011 by the NCEO.  She served as the Programming Director for the San Diego Chapter of the NASPP for more than seven years.  She holds a BA in English from San Diego State University and a Paralegal Certificate (with honors) from the ABA Paralegal Program at the University of San Diego.

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