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Shannon Adkins

CEO, Future State

San Francisco

Shannon Adkins is the CEO at Future State, a strategic consulting firm focused on supporting change management and operational transformation within global Fortune 500 companies, with a focus on Life Sciences, Healthcare and Technology. Future State is headquartered in beautiful Oakland, CA, 100% employee owned, a certified B-Corp, and a certified Woman Business Enterprise (WBE). Shannon is deeply passionate about driving forward the Future State vision to “Enable Extraordinary Visions that Positively Impact the World,” and continuously hones her point of view on what it takes to build a purpose-led culture. An expert facilitator known for supporting and aligning teams as they develop strategies, plans and trust, she is quick to understand the complexities of any business and to identify tangible opportunities for growth and value creation. Prior to Future State, Shannon led Customer Success for UpWork, Partner Relations for Intuit, and Online Bill Pay for Wells Fargo. She holds an MBA from St. Mary’s College of California.

Shannon is a fost/adopt mom of two awesome kiddos who loves adventure and getting into nature, as a hiker, sailor and horsewoman. She lives in Alameda, CA.

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