Shannon Austin leads Global Communications for Quona.

Her experience with fintech runs deep: over the last five years, Shannon has advised more than 60 fintechs on marketing and communications, both in the US and in emerging markets. Shannon previously served as Managing Director for the US-based Financial Solutions Lab at nonprofit CFSI, and also advised many of Catalyst Fund's early-stage companies. Prior to her work at the Financial Solutions Lab, she lived in Germany and managed Global Brand for a consumer tech company in the Apple space. Shannon is also a partner at Financial Venture Studio, a seed-stage venture capital firm investing in US-based fintech startups.