Co-Founder & CEO

Shane Fimbel


Dr. Fimbel has significant expertise in developing and operating high-growth companies. As the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer for Trek10, Fimbel has developed the company into one of the leading Amazon Web Services Partners. With global reputation in the field of serverless computing, Trek10 is carving the future and having fun while doing it!

Previously, Dr. Fimbel led the growth of data center, cloud infrastructure, and fiber optic networks in the Midwest closing debt, equity, and tax incentive transactions of over $45M and built operations achieving consistent annual revenue growth of 40-60%. As an active investor since 2008, Dr. Fimbel has helped catalyze over a dozen high-growth companies in a business foundry, board level, or leadership role. To date, these companies have raised over $90M in venture financing.

With over 15 years of new venture experience, Dr. Fimbel has served as an Adjunct Professor in the Krannert School of Management at Purdue, where he was responsible for the Technology Realization Program, a multi-disciplinary graduate-level program focused on the fundamentals of entrepreneurship and venture finance. Dr. Fimbel holds a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Notre Dame, where he was a Reilly Fellow. A graduate of Wabash College, Dr. Fimbel serves on the founding Board for the Center for Innovation, Business, and Entrepreneurship.

  • Next five years: Building the world's first AWS Premier Partner focused on serverless
  • Personal Mantra: Lead a purposeful life and provide Permission to Believe
  • Lifetime Goal: Recruit and retain 1000 business professionals in South Bend | Elkhart Region (presently 118 strong)
  • Interests: Narrative Creation, Distributed Ledger Technology, Quantified Self, Pedagogy, serverless!
  • Priority #1: FAMILY.