Sheela Subramanian

Advisory Board
Sheela Subramanian
Senior Director, Future Forum at Slack

Sheela Subramanian ('03) is a Senior Director at Slack, where she leads go-to-market, content, and programming activities for the Future Forum. The Future Forum is a research-based consortium helping companies reimagine how they work—from the training of their leaders to their inclusion efforts—in a digital-first world.

Prior to this role, Sheela spent four years at Slack in a few leadership roles, including Head of Global Enterprise Marketing, where she led the team's shift to a BtoB organization. She also led the Product Marketing organization, building elements of the team from the ground-up and launching Slack in the enterprise segment and new countries.  

Before Slack, Sheela was the Vice President of International Business Development and Operations at Jana Mobile, where she led the company’s growth in eleven markets. Prior to Jana, Sheela spent five years at Google, where she drove marketing and strategy for a range of products. Most notably, she co-founded the Global Market Development team, where she led global and multicultural go-to-market efforts for the company.

Sheela received a BA in Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity and Political Science from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. She lives in Oakland with her husband and her two magical daughters.