Biography of Shana Pote
Shana Pote is a Technology and Systems Project and Program Leader with 20+ years experience working for global Fortune 500 companies, delivering high impact business solutions across the entire business cycle, including business intelligence, innovation management, sales and marketing, business operations, finance, and supply chain. She also works with local startups and small growth stage companies to design and implement right-sized operations and process methdology, leveraging her experience with mature enterprise process, to automate and accelerate growth under tight resource constraints.
Shana currently leads business development at The Gabriel Institute, a Philadelphia-based startup providing proprietary technology for designing resilient, collaborative and productive teams by identifying and explaining the individual's contribution to team interaction. In her first quarter, Shana identified new revenue sources leveraging existing product lines, increasing first year potential revenue targets by 104%. She is also designing and implementing new pipeline management processes to smooth out revenue forecasting and cash flow projections.
Previous Work Experience
Before working for The Gabriel Institute, Shana worked for Fortune 500 enterprises including Dow Chemical/Rohm and Haas, Sungard Data Systems, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Shana has a strong reputation as a versatile leader, delivering on a broad range of technology systems and software solutions, and is considered an expert at leading business units and functions to successful outcomes for both technical and non-technical initiatives. She has robust competencies in project and program management, multidivisional matrix management, change management, team development and leadership, and system/process optimization.
Shana holds a Bachelors degree in Information Technology from American Intercontinental University (Illinois). She also holds the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute, and Certified Scrum Master from the Scrum Alliance.