Wai Shin is the chief revenue officer and a director at Dezeen. He is responsible for growing revenue and profits for the company, and effectively manages the teams that generate revenue.
Wai Shin graduated from the University of Sheffield with a BA (Hons) in architecture in 2008 before moving back to London to work for an architecture and design studio doing his part I architectural assistant training. He then pursued a different career path in business development and marketing but within the architecture and design sector and joined Dezeen in 2011 as head of sales and marketing.
Wai Shin became a director of Dezeen in 2015 and took on the position of chief revenue officer in 2018.
Dezeen’s revenue teams have won awards under his leadership, including Best International Commercial Team of the Year at the 2018 British Media Awards, Launch of the Year in 2019 and Best Sector-Specific Event of the Year in 2020 for Dezeen Awards at the Awards Awards, and another award for Best New Conference Over 400 Delegates at the 2020 Conference Awards.