Leila is the Chief Data Officer at Digitas. Her career has spanned several continents, including Australia, the USA, Europe, and currently the UK. She brings extensive experience from roles with multinational corporations such as American Express, Nestlé, GSK, and IBM, in addition to various market-based organisations.

Beyond her technological and leadership accomplishments, Leila is a staunch advocate for ethical AI and diversity in STEM fields. Recognised as a thought leader, she significantly influences the dialogue around AI ethics, impacting cultural, business, and societal norms. Her accolades include being named a BIMA 100 Champion for Change and a DATA IQ Top 100. Leila also chairs the Data & Marketing Association’s Value of Data committee and serves on their AI committee, driving forward the ethical use of data and AI in marketing