As Vice President of Cleantech San Diego, Shannon manages overall corporate communications, strategic marketing, and public relations activity to position the greater San Diego region as a global leader in the cleantech economy and raise the visibility and profile of Cleantech San Diego and its members. In 2014, Shannon led Cleantech San Diego’s rebranding effort to redesign the organization’s logo, website, and annual report. Prior to joining Cleantech San Diego in 2013, Shannon led marketing for weather software startup EarthRisk Technologies. Previously, she spent seven years as Marketing Manager at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and three years in communications and public relations at UC San Diego. Shannon brings to Cleantech San Diego her experience elevating the global brand of clean technology research powerhouses UC San Diego and Scripps Oceanography, both of which are lead members of Cleantech San Diego. Shannon is an alumna of UC San Diego with a BA in Communications. In 2017, Shannon was named one of SD METRO’s “40 Under 40.” She is a member of the Balboa Park Sustainability Council.