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Shuchi Sharma

Vice President and Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer

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Shuchi Sharma is Vice President and Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer at Red Hat. Sharma has a breadth of global business management experience, visionary leadership skills, and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) expertise. She has more than 17 years of experience advancing women and underrepresented minorities within the technology and health care industries.

Prior to joining Red Hat, Sharma served as Global Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion at SAP Earlier in her tenure with SAP, she led the company’s business consulting practice across a large portion of Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), built a global marketing function for business consulting, and led the strategic sales advisory business for SAP’s HR cloud software business in North America. Previously, she led Europe-based consulting practices for SAS. Sharma started her career in management consulting at Ernst & Young LLP, based in Washington, DC.

Sharma was named one of the Financial Times’ 50 Future Leaders, and Diversity MBA Journal’s Top 100 Executive Leaders and Top 100 Women of Influence. She also serves on the boards of the Frederick Health Medical System and the Maryland Legislative Agenda for Women.