our team

CEO & Creative Director
Roger Shepherd

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Roger is a multi-disciplined artist/designer and leader in the domain of digital catalogue raisonné system development.

Roger founded panOpticon in 2006 to manage the Mary Cassatt Catalogue Raisonné Project for Adelson Galleries in New York. He expanded the company’s mission in 2010 by creating a tool that enables anyone a manage a catalogue raisonné on their own.

As panOpticon CEO, Roger sets the tone and the vision for the company. As Creative Director he continues to play the leading role in the development of the product.

Prior to panOpticon, Roger had a 35-year career at Parsons School of Design in New York and Paris.



Chief Operations Officer & Lead Designer
Susannah Shepherd

Susannah is the foremost expert in architecting digital catalogues raisonnés.

She was formerly the Design Director of Digital Media for McGraw-Hill Construction.
She has a BFA in Photography from Parsons School of Design and a BA in Urban Studies from Eugene Lang College/New School University.

Susannah was previously Web Designer of the Mary Cassatt Catologue Raisonné Online website, Adelson Galleries; Design Director of Digital Media at McGraw-Hill Construction; Web Designer at Architectural RecordGreenSourceMyHouse; and Web Producer at Architectural Record.com.

2010 Tabbie Awards: Gold winner for Best B-to-B Website
2010 Neal Awards: Best Integrated Package, Best Use of Video, Best Use of Social Media
2009 Tabbie Awards: Bronze winner for Best B-to-B Website
2008 Neal Award: Best Web site (100k–400k unique visitors)
2008 MIN Best of the Web Award: Website of the Year – Enthusiast
2008 MPA Digital Award: Best of the Web: Editorial Excellence, B-to-B
2008 Neal Award: Best Web site (100k–500k unique visitors), Runner-up for the
Grand Neal Award B-to-B Media Business Magazine: 10 Great Media Web Sites of 2007


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