Chief Executive Officer
Kelly Griswold is responsible for day-to-day leadership of the company, including all aspects of Onna's strategic direction and business operations. She previously served as Onna's Chief Operating Officer and Chief Strategy Officer.
Prior to joining Onna, Kelly served as Senior Vice President at Axiom spin-out Knowable, where she led the go-to-market function and built the global partnerships and alliances teams. Kelly has also worked in finance and corporate development roles in renewable energy – she was previously the Senior Vice President of Business Development at Sungevity, co-founder of GSSG Solar, and part of the Global Special Situations Group at SunEdison.
Kelly lives in Alameda, California, with her husband, two young children, a dog, and a cat. She has a BA in English and Sociology with a Legal Studies focus from Bucknell University.
Chief Revenue Officer
Grant Smith is Onna’s Chief Revenue Officer, responsible for leading Onna’s global sales teams, with a focus on market expansion and revenue growth.
Smith joins Onna from Platform9 Systems, where led the global go-to-market organization, responsible for the teams and associated strategies across sales, pre-sales, channel relationships, business development, and revenue focused customer operations. Prior to joining Platform9, Grant managed the enterprise sales business in the Western US for SecureWorks, a global leader in the MSSP space and division of Dell Technologies. Prior to this role, he held various sales, sales leadership, and operational roles at EMC Enterprise Content Management Division.
Out of work Grant is a passionate skier, cyclist and enjoys spending time with his family.
Chief Technology Officer
Shannon Smith leads Onna’s engineering organization in developing scalable software, systems and processes to support the growth of Onna’s Knowledge Integration Platform. He also oversees security and IT operations for Onna.
Shannon has 17+ years of experience working with both startup and enterprise software companies, leading teams to deliver high quality software products. Prior to joining Onna, Shannon was Director of Engineering Operations and Quality at K4Connect. He previously led teams within the research and development division of SAS Institute.
Shannon has a passion for helping others discover, develop and utilize their skills, while building company cultures that value learning and growth. Outside of Onna, Shannon is also the founder and executive director of Dynamic Water, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing local, clean water access to communities in need.