Bamboo Rose Welcomes Shawn Garrett as New CFO, Bringing Extensive Finance and Leadership Experience to Drive Growth

by | Jan 23, 2024

Boston, MA – January 23, 2024 – Bamboo Rose, the leading collaborative product development, sourcing, and supply chain platform for global retailers and brands, is pleased to announce the appointment of Shawn Garrett as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). With over 25 years of experience in finance and leadership roles, Shawn brings a wealth of expertise to the function, positioning Bamboo Rose for continued success and growth.



Shawn’s impressive background includes serving as the CFO of 3Play Services, where he played a pivotal role in driving financial performance and supporting the company’s growth initiatives. Prior to that, he was the CFO of SmartBear Software, contributing to the company’s expansion and acquisition integration efforts culminating in a successful sale to a new private equity partner. Shawn began his career as an auditor in the High Tech sector of Arthur Andersen, honing his financial acumen and gaining valuable insights into the industry.


“I am thrilled to welcome Shawn Garrett to the Bamboo Rose team as our new CFO,” said Matt Stevens, CEO of Bamboo Rose. “Shawn’s extensive experience in the PE-backed software industry, coupled with his track record of driving spectacular financial performance and supporting growth both organically and inorganically, make him the ideal candidate for this role. His expertise will be instrumental in helping us achieve our strategic objectives and deliver exceptional value to our customers.”


As the new CFO, Shawn will have a significant impact on Bamboo Rose’s growth trajectory. He will focus on providing transparency in financial results and delivering actionable insights to the team, enabling every function to make informed, fiscally-minded decisions.


Additionally, Shawn will prioritize the development of efficient and scalable systems to streamline the company’s back-office operations, ensuring a seamless experience for business partners. His collaborative approach and customer-centric mindset will foster alliances with other departments and stakeholders, driving financial performance and contributing to the overall culture of Bamboo Rose.


“I am excited to join Bamboo Rose and be part of a talented leadership team that shares a common vision for success,” said Shawn. “I look forward to leveraging my experience and expertise to support the company’s growth objectives, enhance financial performance, and deliver exceptional value to our customers. Together, we will continue to build upon Bamboo Rose’s reputation as a leader in the retail industry.”

About Bamboo Rose

Bamboo Rose is a global leader in enterprise retail technology solutions. With a focus on understanding customer challenges and delivering tailored solutions, Bamboo Rose empowers retailers to achieve positive business outcomes and drive success in the ever-evolving retail landscape. Visit or find us on LinkedIn at to learn more.

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