Shona L. Brown

Director at BetterWorks Systems, Inc.

Shona L. Brown

Shona L. Brown

Director at BetterWorks Systems, Inc.

Overview
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6460

Number of Boards

20

Birthday

1966

Age

53

Number of Awards

1

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Co-Chief Executive Officer & Director at Atlassian Corp. Plc

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Co-Founder at Atlassian Corp. Plc

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Chief Executive Officer at The Nature Conservancy - Virginia

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Co-Founder at Alphabet, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Alphabet, Inc.

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Chief Investment Officer at The Nature Conservancy - Virginia

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Chief Financial Officer at Rubrik, Inc.

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Governor at North Dakota Office of the Governor, Doug Burgum

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General Partner at Accel Partners LLC

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Vice Chairman & Chief Financial Officer at PepsiCo, Inc.

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Shona L. Brown
Director at BetterWorks Systems, Inc.
Education
Postdoctoral Degree

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

MA in Economics & Philosophy

Oxford is a collegiate university, consisting of the central University and colleges. The central University is composed of academic departments and research centres, administrative departments, libraries and museums. The 38 colleges are self-governing and financially independent institutions, which are related to the central University in a federal system. There are also six permanent private halls, which were founded by different Christian denominations and which still retain their Christian character.

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Systems Engineering

Carleton College, a non-denominational institution, was founded in 1942 at the height of the Second World War by the Ottawa Association for the Advancement of Learning. It was originally located in a rented building and only offered night courses in public administration and introductory university subjects. When the war ended in 1945, the College began expanding to meet the needs of veterans coming home. The Faculty of Arts and Science was established, which included courses in journalism and first-year engineering.

Career History
Partner
1995 - 2003

McKinsey & Co., Inc. provides management consulting services. It specializes in design, marketing and sales, analytics, operations, transformation and restructuring, risk, strategy and corporate finance, and sustainability and resource productivity. The company was founded by James O. McKinsey in 1926 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Senior Advisor
2003 - 2011

Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Our company has packed a lot into a relatively young life. Since Google was founded in 1998, we’ve grown to serve hundreds of thousands of users and customers around the world. Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin met at Stanford University in 1995. By 1996, they had built a search engine (initially called BackRub) that used links to determine the importance of individual webpages. Founded 1998 Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin Incorporation September 4, 1998 Initial public offering (NASDAQ) August 19, 2004 Headquarters 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View CA 94043

Senior Vice President
2011 - 2012

Google.org develops technologies to help address global challenges and supports innovative partners through grants, investments and in-kind resources.

Boards & Committees
Chairman, Board of Directors
2015 - Current

Atlassian Pty Ltd. provides enterprise software solutions. Its products include Jira Software, Confluence, Trello, Stride, and Bitbucket. It also develops issue tracking, collaboration and software development tools that enable software development teams to conceive, plan, build, and launch products. The company was founded by Michael Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquhar in 2002 and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.

Chairman of the Board
2015 - Current

Atlassian Corp. Plc is a holding company, which engages in the design, development, license, and maintenance of software and provision software hosting services. Its products include JIRA software, align, core, and Service Desk, Confluence, Trello, Bitbucket, Sourcetree, bamboo, opsgenie, and statuspage. The company was founded by Michael Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquhar in 2002 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Executive Chairman
2014 - Current

BetterWorks Systems, Inc. operates a platform which engages in cross-functionally align workforces. The firm offers consumer-grade design, contextual feeds, push notifications and summary emails. The company was founded by Di Wu, Paul Reeves and Kris Duggan in 2013 and is headquartered in Redwood City, CA.

Member, Board of Trustees
2019 - Current

Founded in 1950, the John S. & James L. Knight Foundation is a private foundation located in Miami, Florida. The foundation promotes advances journalism in the digital age and invests in the vitality of communities where the Knight brothers owned newspapers. The foundation focuses on projects that promote informed, engaged communities and lead to transformational change. The foundation is independent of the Knight brothers' newspaper enterprises.

Secretary & Director
2011 - Current

The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. We address the most pressing conservation threats at the largest scale. Thanks to the support of our more than 1 million members, we’ve built a tremendous record of success since our founding in 1951: We've protected more than 119 million acres of land and thousands of miles of rivers worldwide — and we operate more than 100 marine conservation projects globally. We work in all 50 states and more than 35 countries — protecting habitats from grasslands to coral reefs, from Australia to Alaska to Zambia. See where we work. We address threats to conservation involving climate change, fresh water, oceans, and conservation lands. Learn how we're responding.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

Exploratorium engages as a museum of science, art and human perception activities . It creates tools and experiences that help people to become an active explorer. The firm includes film creenings workshops for life long learners as well as culture of learning through innovative environments, programs and tools that help people nurture their curiosity about the world around them. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$2,500 +
2013

Exploratorium engages as a museum of science, art and human perception activities . It creates tools and experiences that help people to become an active explorer. The firm includes film creenings workshops for life long learners as well as culture of learning through innovative environments, programs and tools that help people nurture their curiosity about the world around them. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

$1,000 +
2012

RAISE AWARENESS TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS.

Political Donations
$5,000
2011
$5,000
2010
$15K
2008

The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) is the only national organization solely devoted to electing Republicans to the U.S. Senate. The NRSC provides invaluable support and assistance to current and prospective Republican U.S. Senate candidates in the areas of budget planning, election law compliance, fundraising, communications tools and messaging, research and strategy.

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Google, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Xperiel, Inc. develops a platform that enables to build cloud-based applications for hardware and software across various business verticals. It serves sports, theme parks, retail, home and building automation and education industries. The company was founded in 2012 by It serves sports, theme parks, retail, home and building automation, and education industries and Alex Hertel and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.

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Awards & Honors
Rhodes Scholarship
Creative Works
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Competing on the Edge: Strategy as Structured Chaos

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