She started her Google journey in Google Cloud from Microsoft, where she spent 11 years.. Her last role at Microsoft was Vice President of Sales and Marketing IT. Prior to Microsoft, Shahla was at IBM serving as VP of the Communications Sector for Canada, as well as VP of Global eBusiness in New York.
She is a passionate advocate for diversity in the workplace. Along with this, she has served on numerous not-for-profit boards, including the Board of Advisors for Catalyst.