Jessica Shambora leads communications for Quora in Mountain View, CA, the town where she was born. However, she has also lived in Los Angeles, Seattle, New York City and Bozeman, Montana. Jessica has also worked in marketing for tech startups and major brands like Instagram and Facebook. Prior to this she worked for Time Inc. for 7 years, first in sales and marketing for Sports Illustrated, then as a journalist for Fortune and Travel+Leisure where she won an award from the North American Travel Journalists Association in 2008 for her piece Golf in Gold Country.