Erika brings extensive experience as a global operational technology executive and General Counsel at leading, fast-growing, disruptive technology companies with global scale. She also brings over 15 years of experience in the boardroom, and expertise in privacy, cybersecurity, intellectual property, policy, M&A and corporate governance.
In addition to serving on the Twilio Board, Erika has served since October 2014 on the Board of Nasdaq-listed Wix.com, a cloud-based web development platform. From 2008 to 2014, Erika served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at LinkedIn, the largest professional network company on the internet. Prior to LinkedIn, Erika was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at SumTotal Systems, a talent management enterprise software company, and she held several roles at Creative Labs, including Vice President, Strategic Development and General Counsel. Erika began her legal career at Cooley LLP, where she practiced corporate and employment law. Erika also serves on the boards of directors of the Girl Scouts of Northern California, the Silicon Valley Law Foundation, and the Center for Democracy and Technology.
Erika holds a B.S. in Special and Elementary Education from the State University of New York at Geneseo and a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law.