Director, Corporate Innovation, Pioneer Natural Resources
Sha-Chelle Manning is the Director of Corporate Innovation for Pioneer Natural Resources, an independent unconventional shale oil and gas production and exploration company. She serves on the Board for Astrotech Corporation, a creative technology company that served the commercial space industry. Ms. Manning was appointed by Texas Governor Rick Perry for two terms to the Texas Emerging Technology Fund. She started her own consulting firm serving Lockheed Martin, HRL Labs,, Zyvex Labs and Texas A&M University. Ms. Manning was a key employee of two entrepreneurial start-ups in North Texas; Authentix (acquired by the Carlyle Group) and Zyvex, a nanotechnology company. Ms. Manning holds an MBA in Telecommunications from University of Dallas and a BA in Communications from Loras College.