Ms. Sharmila serves as CEO and Co-Founder at Clearstory Data. She also serves as Board Member at Lattice-Engines. Sharmila was the first business executive to join the Aster Data founding team and led the company's product strategy and marketing resulting in Aster Data's leadership position in the 'Big Data' market. Aster Data was acquired by Teradata in April 2011. Prior to Aster Data, Sharmila was Chief Marketing Officer of the largest business unit (BTO) within HP Software. Prior to HP, Sharmila was Executive Vice President of Marketing at Opsware Inc., leading marketing from 2002 to its eventual acquisition by HP in 2007. Sharmila was also VP Marketing at Netscape, VP at Kiva Software and held management positions at Microsoft and General Magic. Sharmila received her Master's in management from the Kellogg Graduate School and her BA in business and economics and BS in computer science from Northwestern University.