As an attorney, entrepreneur, investor, Innovator and philanthropist, Nicole Shanahan brings strong stewardship in investing in changemakers at the forefront of innovation who are tackling some of the world’s greatest challenges.
Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) is thrilled to announce that Nicole Shanahan has joined our Board of Directors. Nicole, a long time supporter of XTC, brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the table, making her an invaluable asset to the organization.
Nicole is a well-respected leader in the tech industry as a seasoned entrepreneur, attorney, investor, and philanthropist with a passion for technology and its potential to make a positive impact on the world. She founded and served as CEO of ClearAccessIP, a startup with AI-powered patent management solutions (acquired by IPwe in 2020). In addition, Nicole is also a dedicated philanthropist who has made it her mission to support environmental conservation and sustainability efforts. Through her work as the founder and President of Bia-Echo Foundation, she has invested in and raised awareness about the importance of preserving the world’s ecosystems and supporting sustainable development.
The intersecting areas of interest between Nicole’s work and XTC’s mission make her a valuable asset to our organization. As a member of the XTC board, Nicole will help guide the organization as it continues to promote and support the development of cutting-edge technologies and the entrepreneurs who create them. With her extensive experience and global network in the tech industry, she will help XTC expand and strengthen its global footprint through partnerships.
“I am pleased to welcome Nicole Shanahan to the Board of Directors of Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC). With Nicole’s stewardship and passion for supporting tech innovations for the benefit of human and planetary health, she will be a tremendous asset to our Board.” said Young Sohn, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board of Extreme Tech Challenge, “We look forward to working closely with Nicole to strengthen our efforts in building a better tomorrow with purpose-driven and innovative startup founders.”
“I’m excited to join the wonderful team at XTC. It is such an important time to uplift nature centric and health-focused innovation and thought leadership. I’m extremely impressed with the multi-national reach of XTC’s community, and look forward to contributing to their goal of promoting impact entrepreneurship,” says Nicole Shanahan, President, Bia-Echo Foundation.
At XTC, we believe that technology has the power to transform the world, and we are dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs and startups as they work to bring their innovative ideas to life. With Nicole on board, we are confident that we will be able to achieve our goals and continue to make a positive impact in the world.
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