Shannon Paul works as the community manager for PEAK6 Online, parent company of OptionsHouse, OptionsNewsNetwork (ONN.tv), and WeSeed. Here she oversees the integration of social media communication into PR and marketing strategies for the company’s three brands, including an online retail stock and options broker, a web-based options news and education site, and a virtual stock market game that allows people to learn about the stock market in a fun way through investing in virtual stock portfolios.
Before joining PEAK6 she worked in New Media with the NHL Detroit Red Wings where was responsible for creating and implementing the team’s social media strategy. During her tenure she also worked closely with the NHL to inform its understanding and integration of social media from a league level.
Shannon is a Detroit native, karaoke fiend, and a recent Seattle transplant. She lives in the heart of Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood with her husband, Adam.
The ideas and opinions expressed in this blog belong solely to her and do not reflect the views of her employer or colleagues. Shannon is so consumed by communications issues, information in general, social media and current events that she hardly ever remembers to pick up the dry cleaning or renew insurance contracts. She also enjoys writing about herself in the third person even though she would never speak this way.