As senior vice president, general counsel at Vantage Data Centers, Shalini Sharma is responsible for overseeing legal and corporate governance in support of the company’s strategic opportunities and business objectives. Sharma is an accomplished leader with more than 20 years of international corporate legal experience and 15 years of global financial technology expertise.
Prior to joining Vantage, Sharma was the assistant general counsel and chief privacy officer at Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., where she was responsible for legal activities and information privacy across the global organization and served as the focal point for data privacy compliance-related activities. During her time at Broadridge, Sharma played a key role in establishing the legal department for Broadridge as a stand-alone public company and often acted as lead M&A counsel in Broadridge’s strategic acquisitions. Sharma was previously in private practice as a corporate transactional attorney in the New York office of Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP where she was involved in cross-border and domestic M&A, financings and securities transactions.
Sharma is a founding member of the General Counsel Mentorship Program in Colorado, a member and former board member of the Association of Corporate Counsel Colorado, a committee member of the University of Colorado – Boulder Corporate Counsel Intensive Institute, a member of the Senior Women Corporate Counsel, and a volunteer mentor for the Center for Legal Inclusiveness.
Sharma received a Juris Doctor from the University of Texas School of Law. She earned a Master of Arts in social sciences and a Bachelor of Arts in Latin American studies, both from the University of Chicago. She is also the recipient of a Fulbright award.