Leela joined Checkout.com as its first chief marketing officer in September 2021 and today oversees all marketing functions worldwide—including brand strategy, communications and public affairs, digital marketing, demand generation, and product marketing.
Leela joined from her almost four-year tenure as CMO of experience management platform leader Momentive (formerly SurveyMonkey), where she led marketing through the company’s IPO and corporate rebrand. Prior to that, she was CMO at hiring platform Lever, VP marketing at OpenTable, and director of marketing at LinkedIn. Leela serves on the board of Upwork, and holds an M.B.A. from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and an M.A. in history and English literature from the University of Edinburgh in her native Scotland.