Shannon Vettes is a Product Management leader interested in leadership, culture building, and supporting women in tech. She is currently Head of R&D Programs at BlaBlaCar, managing transversal product and engineering teams. During her almost three years at the company, she has helped to increase delivery speed, improve mobile release success by 20%, and enhance security via automation. Before BlaBlaCar, she spent just under four years at Acquia, building for their digital experience platform. She began as a Partner Product Delivery/Engagement Manager before being promoted to Senior Product and Program Manager.
Shannon earned her Bachelor's degree in French and Web Development through the University of Wisconsin Whitewater campus. During her studies, she worked as an Associate Programmer, Product, and Portfolio Manager at Critical Digital Media. She earned solid experience from her manager/mentor which helped her to kick off a long career in tech.
Shannon is an extremely people-oriented leader, who is consistently looking for ways to help her team improve their skills and flourish in their careers. Her past teams have led the company in NPS score, which can significantly be accredited to her and her leadership abilities. She is truly a great inspiration to her teams and all colleagues around her.
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