Vanessa is an entrepreneur and CMO. She's the founder of Sustonica, the 1st sustainability recognition for short-term rentals. She also co-founded the leading short-term rental channel manager, Rentals United and is the founder of VRTech, which was a series of events for the vacation rental tech start-up scene to further innovation in the industry.
Vanessa is a regular speaker at worldwide events, she’s the originator of the #tieonstage movement raising awareness that there are not enough women on stage at industry events. She also used her voice to help end domestic violence.
She was named by Short Term Rentalz one of "top 10 people to watch in the short-term rental industry in 2020", "top 22 Influential People in the Short-Term Rental Industry" by Boostly in 2023 and is nominated for the Shortyz Pioneer Award also in 2023.