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Leyla Seka

Leyla Seka is a veteran enterprise SaaS executive and nationally recognized advocate for gender and racial equality. She is currently the COO of Ironclad, the leader in digital contracting. Prior to Ironclad, Leyla spent two years as a VC with Operator Collective and nearly twelve years as an EVP at Salesforce, where she built and scaled iconic products like the AppExchange, Desk.com, and Salesforce Mobile. While at Salesforce, Leyla pioneered their equal pay initiative, which led to raises for more than 10% of the women at the company. In 2020, Leyla co-founded Black Venture Institute, an immersive education program designed to 5x the number of Black check writers in venture capital. She serves as a board director of Girls Who Code and Setsail. Leyla holds a BS in international relations and French from the University of California, Davis, and an MBA from the Masagung School at the University of San Francisco. Leyla also spent two years in Mali, West Africa, as a Peace Corps officer.

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Ironclad Digital Contracting

Ironclad is the #1 contract lifecycle management platform for innovative companies.
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VIDEO

Always Ask For More

The driving force behind Salesforce’s $8.7M commitment to closing the gender wage gap, Leyla Seka built AppExchange from its earliest days, served as GM of Desk.com and is now EVP of Mobile and one of the most senior female leaders at Salesforce. Tune in to this rare interview along with Cloudflare’s Head of Product, Jennifer Taylor, and get Leyla’s advice on how to always ask for more, help others, and scare the crap out of yourself at least once a year.
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