Shane Hegde

CEO | Co-Founder at Air

Shane Hegde is the CEO & co-Founder of Air. He is the former Chief Digital Strategist of REVOLT where he helped build a global, multi-platform media company. Previously, he was the CEO & co-Founder of Swap, a venture-backed fintech startup. Shane started his career as a TMT private equity investor at HPS Partners. He grew up in Toledo, Ohio and has split time between California and New York over the last decade. Shane earned a B.S. in Engineering from Stanford in 2013.


NY, United States


Work style

How I prefer to work

Remote & Office


Mostly in a team

Qualities I value in my colleagues

  • Creativity
  • openness
  • work ethic
  • empathy
  • ownership

My communication style

  • Casual
  • direct
  • genuine
  • proactive
  • open

My pet peeves

  • Pessimism
  • close-mindedness
  • dishonesty
  • unreliability
  • selfishness


  • CEO | Co-Founder

    Current role