Shellye Archambeau, an independent Board member for Nordstroms ,Verizon and Watermark, is the former CEO of MetricStream, a Silicon Valley-based Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) apps company that helps organizations around the world improve their business performance. Under Archambeau's 14 years of leadership, MetricStream has grown from a newly-formed company in 2004 into a recognized global market leader with nearly 1,500 employees globally, as of 2018.
Watermark is a community of executive women in the San Francisco Bay Area, whose mission is to increase the representation of women at executive levels to drive innovation, human development and economic growth. The Watermark vision is to ensure women are able to make their mark in and for their companies, their careers and their communities by providing programs focused on connection, development and advocacy. The women of Watermark have created and led the most innovative and successful enterprises, contributing to all aspects of business, non-profits, technology, media, education, healthcare, law, government, and society.
In April 2013, Archambeau was named the “#2 Most Influential African American in Technology” by Business Insider.