Bachelor of Science, University California, Berkeley, 1955. Master of Business Administration, University California, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, University of California at Los Angeles, 1970.
Assistant vice chancellor University of California at Los Angeles, 1967—1980. Human resources executive Systems Development Corporation, Santa Monica, California, 1959—1967, TRW, Redondo Beach, 1980—1981. Chief Executive Officer American Association Critical Care Nurses, Newport Beach, 1981—1986.
Executive director American College Advancement Medicine, Laguna Hills, since 1986. Management consultant Edward A. Shaw Associations, Los Angeles, Newport Beach, California, since 1967.
Board directors Palisades Village School, Pacific Palisades, California, 1977—1980. Member advisory board Center Behavior Therapy, Beverly Hills, 1970—1976. Board directors International Student Center, Los Angeles, 1974—1980.
Member of American Psychological Association, Academy Management.
Married DeeAnn Olson Shaw, January 22, 1966. Children: Leslie, Andrea.