Shernaz is the global chief marketing officer at Udacity, where she oversees the company's marketing, user acquisition and partnership efforts. Under her leadership, the company has become a brand in the online learning space with millions of students and Global 100 companies as partners. Shernaz brings over 20 years of experience building brands and consumer perception; advising executive management; scaling operational teams; and developing global businesses to take companies to the next level in marketing and mindshare. Over her tenure, she has worked with numerous companies including Netflix, Walmart, Motorola, Polyvore, Khan Academy, Zynga, Groupon, Kosmix and Baidu. She was the chief marketing officer and head of investor relations at Inktomi, a company that became one of the hottest Internet names reaching a $37 billion valuation. Shernaz started her career at Sun Microsystems with roles in the U.S. and European offices. She is an executive advisor to GV (Google Ventures) and serves on several advisory boards.