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Shelley Harrison is the founder of San Francisco-based marketing consultancy Launch Pad, which has advised many technology firms. Prior to this, she was senior vice president of sales, marketing and operations at publicly-held Compressent. She was the fourth employee at now-public scanner manufacturer Visioneer, serving as the company’s vice president of marketing and customer service. Prior to Visioneer, Shelley ran marketing for cc:Mail, one of Silicon Valley’s most successful start-ups, taking it from market laggard to market leader with more than 50 percent market share. She helped oversee its subsequent acquisition by Lotus. After five years spent at Hewlett-Packard, she served as marketing manager for Amdek. Shelley is on the board of Opportunity Fund, California’s largest microfinance organization as well as the Marketing Advisory Board for Michigan State University.