Khalida Ali

Board Secretary

Vice President, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Vista Equity Partners

Khalida Ali joined Vista Equity Partners in 2019. Ms. Ali is responsible for developing and delivering the diversity and inclusion strategy and initiatives for Vista Equity Partners.

Prior to joining Vista, Ms. Ali worked at Zendesk as Head of Diversity and Inclusion, where she was responsible for building inclusive and equitable business practices across 15 international offices. Before her time with Zendesk, Ms. Ali was Vice President and Chief of Staff for Bank of America’s Global Head of Campus Recruiting and Junior Talent Management, where she established operational, business management and budgetary procedures for a global team. Prior to Bank of America, Ms. Ali was a Manager of Diversity Analytics at NBCUniversal, where she focused on developing company-wide and business unit specific diversity and inclusion strategies by leveraging workforce analytics and industry trends. Ms. Ali began her career at Morgan Stanley.

In addition to her work at Vista, Ms. Ali sits on the boards of Friends of the Children Austin and The Urban Assembly. She previously served as a member of the advisory council for the University of California, Berkley Haas School of Business Center for Equity, Gender, and Leadership.

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