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Founder & CEO, Modsy
Shanna is the founder and CEO of Modsy, a personalized home design solution that utilizes advanced 3D visualization technology to change the way consumers decorate and shop for their homes. Before founding Modsy, Shanna was a partner on the investing team at Google Ventures. From the start, her career has focused on the intersection between design and technology, especially in the realm of 3D technology platforms. Prior to Google, Shanna was the founder and CEO of of Sim Ops Studios (Wild Pockets), a spin-off from Carnegie Mellon University that focused on democratizing 3D game development. Sim Ops was acquired by Autodesk in 2010, and Shanna worked there as a product line manager responsible for launching the cloud platform and Autodesk 360 applications. In 2009 she was named one of BusinessWeek's best young entrepreneurs, in 2012 she was featured in the book “Creating Innovators” by Harvard education expert Tony Wagner and in 2014 she was named one of Silicon Valley Business Journal's Women of Influence. She received both her Masters degree in Entertainment Technology and a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University.