Riya Shanmugam is group vice president of global alliances and channels at New Relic. Previously, she was the global head of cloud adoption and customer success at Adobe and a customer engineering leader at Google Cloud, accelerating cloud adoption for partners and customers by 300% quarter over quarter. She has also held technical and strategic advisory roles for IBM, AMD, Infosys and several hypergrowth startups. Shanmugam earned an MBA from the McCoy School of Business at Texas State University and a bachelor’s degree in IT from the Amrita School of Engineering. She is a beneficiary of the Leadership Academy at Harvard Business School Executive Education and the Stanford Graduate School of Business for Executive Education.