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Sheila Rohra LI

Sheila Rohra

CTO & Chief of Staff to CEO - NetApp


Sheila Rohra is the Chief of Staff to the CEO and Vice President of Transformation at NetApp. As Chief of  Staff, Sheila drives the operating rhythm of the company including corporate governance, quarterly business reviews, and preparation for Board of Director meetings. 

As the VP of Transformation, Sheila oversees productivity improvements throughout the company that have already resulted in significant savings in operating cost and a positive response from customers.

Sheila is currently leading several strategic growth initiatives that will drive top-line growth, boost leadership, and ultimately enable NetApp to continue to be a thriving company capable of delivering innovative products.

Sheila's career experiences have spanned strategy to execution, including over 20 years of experience driving core business capabilities such as annual planning and budgeting, portfolio management, product development, customer experience, quality engineering, and supply chain operations. She is particularly experienced in leading successful cross functional initiatives across multi-billion dollar enterprises.

Before joining NetApp in 2011, Sheila led Business Operations in the Core Technology Group at Cisco. Previous positions include management roles in new product introduction, quality engineering, and manufacturing at Bay Networks, Diamond Multimedia, and Osborne Computers.

Sheila holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland College Park. She was born and raised on the East Coast and is a busy mother of three children.

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