Simoon Cannon —
Simoon is an entrepreneur, chemical engineer, publisher and logistics expert with more than 20 years of experience. She has led projects in artificial intelligence and “big data” in fuel automation and inventory management for the oil, gas, and aviation industries.
From 1998 to 2014, she held various engineering and management positions, eventually becoming a global leader at ExxonMobil. Simoon worked in research and engineering and other global departments including aviation fuels marketing, marine transportation optimization, logistics & business development, regulatory fuel environmental compliance, and refining.
Simoon has traveled and worked all over the world, including England, Belgium, Singapore, Australia, and Canada. She has sailed on marine voyages in the transportation of crude oil and negotiated with government representatives in national oil companies in West Africa at the height of the 2009 oil and gas marine piracy rampage.
From 2014-2018, Simoon served as General Manager of fuel logistics & quality assurance for Delta Air Lines. Simoon built a logistics organization to facilitate the trading and transportation of petroleum products. She also served as Jet Fuel Quality Compliance Advisor for multiple aviation agencies such as the FAA and IATA, leading Global Crude Strategists & Marine Charterers in Delta Air Lines and its’ subsidiary refinery, Monroe Energy.
Simoon is the founder of Melanina Organics a company that develops, manufactures and retails natural/organic beauty products for skin and hair care with an eye toward solving the problems of atopic dermatitis (eczema) and seborrheic dermatitis.
Simoon holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Clarkson University, an MBA in Strategic Management from the University of Maryland, College Park and is completing a Doctorate from Georgia State University. She lives in Atlanta with her husband and two children.