Shelley Taniguchi is a dynamic professional with more than 17 years experience helping sport, innovation, and wellness brands engage with their core audiences. Her forte is experiential marketing, strategy, event production, and partnership/sponsor development. Shelley brings to life a brand’s initiative via flawless design and execution of both large and intimate scale programs and initiatives. She provides exceptional peace of mind to her clients, while creating world-class, unique, influencer experiences. Shelley has served in a variety of leadership positions at Nike, Paramount Pictures, Momentum, LMU, and On Board Experiential. She has worked with premium brands such as Nike, Vevo, Bear Naked Granola, Kashi, The Collegiate Sports Award, sponsored by Honda, VW, IMG/US Open of Surfing, the US Solar Decathlon, 2015 Special Olympics World Games, and most recently with the 2016 Skoll World Forum in Oxford, England. Shelley also produces the annual Kahanamoku Klassic, a competitive outrigger canoe race and fundraiser, on behalf of Marina del Rey Outrigger Canoe Club (501c3).
In the community, Shelley is the President of WISE Los Angeles, and up till 2009, served as the Director of Programing for WISE. She is a natural athlete and water woman who cross trains with Pilates, Cross-fit, running, snowboarding, diving, rowing and competes in racing Hawaiian outrigger canoes.