Shanna Tellerman is passionate about the intersection of design and technology as it relates to interactive media. She thrives on working with passionate and talented people to bring a vision to reality. Currently, she is the Product Line Manager for Autodesk Cloud Services and Applications. She is responsible for driving the product line that includes the new cloud platform that is powering web and mobile initiatives across the company.
Shanna founded her first technology company, later acquired by Autodesk, out of graduate school at Carnegie Mellon University’s Entertainment Technology Center. The company focused on democratizing access to game development by providing a cloud hosted game engine.
Shanna has been a frequent speaker in the game industry and a thought leader on the topic of women in technology. She has been active in organizations including Astia, Women 2.0, Girl Geeks, Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network. In 2009 she was named one of Business Week’s best young entrepreneurs.