Shannon has held technology sales and leadership roles at Spark, HPE, Triquesta, Walker Wireless, Lenovo, and AT&T in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. For eleven years she was also a business owner and dealt extensively with suppliers throughout Asia, manufacturing products and retailing in New Zealand.
Shannon’s career journey has centred on helping Kiwi businesses accelerate their digital journeys. She’s passionate about cultivating diversity of thought and experience by nurturing the talent pools that exist in our young woman, Māori and Pacifica communities. She believes harnessing untapped talent is the key to building a sustainable and positive future for New Zealand.
Shannon is focused on developing and coaching people to reach their full potential; individually, with IBM, and with our ecosystem partners.