Shannon Downs Farrelly

Shannon Downs Farrelly

Chief Communications Officer

  • Shannon is a communications and PR strategist leading communications across all channels and audiences for Longevica.
  • Previously, Shannon worked with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she directed communications and media relations at MIT Sloan Global Programs and the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy (IDE).
  • At MIT, Shannon also led communications, digital engagement, and event production on five continents for the Inclusive Innovation Challenge, MIT’s premier future of work prize (2016-2019), accelerating impact entrepreneurship globally. Shannon produced and directed documentary films examining the global future of work, shooting in locations including Cambridge, London, São Paulo, Kaohsiung, Bangkok, and Nairobi.
  • Shannon has worked with a wide range of organizations, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, in the technology, healthcare, impact entrepreneurship, education, fashion retail, legal, and entertainment industries. Clients include Ann Taylor, Anthem, the Department of Justice, and Steven Bochco Productions. Shannon is also a writer, dynamic public speaker, and guest lecturer.