Senior Vice President for Federal R&D
Shannon is the Senior Vice President for R+D in Palantir’s Federal Business, where she leads innovation, strategy and growth with their Defense clients. During her decade long tenure with Palantir, she has led multiple facets of the business and product, to include Palantir’s Edge AI work.
Prior to joining Palantir, Shannon was a Director for Counterterrorism Policy on the National Security Staff at the White House. On the NSS she planned, directed, and coordinated the development of counterterrorism strategies.
Before joining the National Security Staff, Shannon was a special assistant to the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, leveraging her expertise as an intelligence officer to provide analytic support to the Vice Chairman.
Prior to working for the Vice Chairman, Shannon was a counterterrorism analyst with the Department of Defense.
Shannon holds a B.S. from Georgetown University and a MPA from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.