Shannon attended the University of Massachusetts, earning her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1996 then launching her professional career at a software startup outside Boston. Today, Ms. Landin brings experience in innovation, design thinking, team building, software development, project management, business analysis, operations, and leadership. She serves on the Innovation Council for the Space Coast Economic Development Council (EDC), and on the Executive Board of the Codecraft Foundation. Her vision, desire to impact, team, and management resulted in two highly competitive National Science Foundation R&D awards; NSF Phase 1 R&D award in 2016 and NSF Phase 2 R&D Commercialization award in 2018. Subsequently, Ms. Landin served as an SBIR Grant Application Reviewer for the National Science Foundation. She is a Community Organizer and Women Techmakers Ambassador for the Google Developers Group (GDG).