About Me

Life Long Learner. Intellectually Curious.

Ambitious. Human Centered.

Shanae Chapman received an MPS in Informatics from Northeastern University, Certificate in Leadership from MIT, Certificate in Web Design from Webster University, and BA in Communication with a Certificate in African American Studies from Saint Louis University. She is passionate about product strategy, collaboration, and empowerment when designing technical products and systems. She has over 13 years of experience designing products and services for companies such as Boeing, IBM, RedHat, The MathWorks and Akamai. Shanae is an active professional speaker in the community and shares knowledge about UX careers, designing secure cloud apps, entrepreneurship, and increasing diversity in tech. She has partnered with non-profit organizations such as NSBE, GIQUE, and Big Sisters to increase awareness of design careers to youth and people of color. Her interests include painting, writing, cooking, running, and travel. 

Speaking Engagements


Conference Sessions

College Courses Taught

“Creative people do not merely see things for what they are; they see them for what they can be.”

julie israel


My Skills

I create design solutions from abstract concepts to polished, end-to-end workflows. I speak on design leadership, cloud technologies, and diversity in tech.

“look closely at the present you are constructing, it should look like the future you are dreaming.”

alice walker