Shana Dressler

CEO at Turquoise Consulting

Associate member
Region - USA


Shana Dressler has built decade-long career leading and nurturing entrepreneurs, creative professionals, and social change leaders to launch businesses and projects, build hardware and software products, and transition out of corporate jobs into more fulfilling careers. As the Executive Director of Google’s 30 Weeks, Shana ran an incubator for design entrepreneurs that Fast Company named as one of the World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2015 in design. Shana is a Co-Founder of the NYC Innovation Collective, an Aspen Institute Scholar, a judge for The Webby Awards and a graduate of the THNK School of Creative Leadership. She has given keynote talks and led workshops at conferences including Fast Company’s Innovation Festival, Harvard Social Enterprise Conference, HarvardxDesign, A Better World By Design, Adobe’s 99u, the Social Good Summit, the Disruptive Innovation Festival, Core77 and many others. Currently she consults with Fortune 500 companies leading workshops in leadership and innovation training and entrepreneurs in the scaling phase of their venture development. Shana makes her way around New York on a midnight blue Vespa. You can follow her @shanadressler.