Future State seeks opportunities to help organizations, teams, and individuals achieve their extraordinary visions and positively impact the world. This firm brings change management and operational transformation expertise to global enterprises in the life sciences, healthcare, and technology industries.
Shannon Adkins is an expert speaker and facilitator known for supporting and aligning teams as they develop visions, strategies, plans, and trust. She is a senior consultant delivering change management and operational Transformation results for Fortune 100 clients.
She is a highly connected individual with VP and C-level business relationships spanning life sciences, banking and financial institutions, Enterprise Software and SaaS, start-ups, and Fortune 500 companies. She is an accomplished, results-driven leader with experience spanning all functional areas in the high tech, life sciences, payments, and banking industries. She is quick to understand the complexities of any business and add value across the organization, identifying opportunities for growth and value creation.
Shannon has a demonstrated ability to identify and implement new opportunities through a combination of judgment and a deep understanding of critical business drivers. She has a strong sense of the customer, what drives them, and how to create a compelling user experience and loyalty. She exhibits strong leadership, coaching, and communication skills that produce outstanding results across organizational boundaries
Specialties: workshop design and facilitation, change management, relationship management, strategic alliance management, business development, P & L management, contract negotiation, team leadership, strategy, operational transformation, turnaround management, organizational development, 21st-century leadership, lean start-up.