Feb 21, 2022
Sheela Subramanian is a Vice President of the Future Forum, where she leads go-to-market, content, and programming initiatives. Prior to this role, Sheela spent four years at Slack in a few leadership roles, including as the Head of Global Enterprise Marketing, where she drove the team's shift to a BtoB organization.
She also led the Product Marketing team, building elements from the ground-up and launching Slack in the enterprise segment and five new countries.
Before Slack, Sheela was the Vice President of International Business Development and Operations at Jana Mobile, where she led the company’s entry and 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 from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. She is the proud mom of two magical daughters.
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What we spoke about:
3:21 Future Forum
4:06 Flexible location vs. hours
6:49 Great resignation = great rethink
10:35 Why is part-time career/ job sharing still not common in the US?
15:01 Examples of flexible work leadership
18:28 Proximity bias
21:10 Returning professionals
24:11 Culture of trust
26:22 Future of the office
28:40 Young professionals
29:48 Future of Work in 5-10 years
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