Shannon Barbour

Shannon Barbour

Full Stack Talent


Shannon Barbour is a partner on the Talent Network team, focused on the board of directors practice for companies in the Growth portfolio.

Prior to joining a16z, she spent 6 years at GitHub leading global talent acquisition for engineering, product, and design. Before GitHub, she spent nearly 15 years in talent acquisition at various companies. 

Shannon enjoys outdoor life and lives in the Sierra Mountains with her family. She has a passion for yoga and teaches locally in Tahoe. 

Latest Content

  • The Strategic Approach to Building a Board
    Jeff Stump and Shannon Barbour

    Building your board forward from product-market fit—instead of backward from an IPO date—makes it easier to find the right advisors at the right time as you scale.

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