Shanti Ariker is JFrog’s Chief Legal Officer charged with leading the company’s legal policy development and compliance globally, guiding environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) initiatives, and driving the mergers and acquisitions process. She has over 20 years of experience working internationally in leadership positions at high-growth software companies including Salesforce, Autodesk, and Twilio. Most recently Shanti served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Zendesk (previously ZEN:NYSE) where she led the company’s transition from a public company to private equity ownership. She is passionate about developing leaders, has a deep commitment to ESG, diversity and inclusion, and is a pro bono legal advocate. Shanti received her B.A. from the University of Massachusetts and her J.D. from the University of Virginia. She has also performed guest lectures on best practices for partnering with business leaders and effective communications and has guest lectured at leading law schools, including the University of California, Berkeley, Harvard University, Stanford University, and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).