Mala Tejwani has spent the last decade in tech. Prior to joining DataStax, Mala was leading strategy and operations for Google Cloud Platform, Cloud Artificial Intelligence. She spent 8.5 years at Google in a variety of roles. Prior to Google, Mala worked at NBCUniversal and Universal Pictures within their Business Development function, as well as, University Programs. Mala took some time in between where she was a performer in Cirque du Soleil and a choreographer on So You Think You Can Dance. She received her B.A. in History and Political Science from UCLA.