As a Talent Specialist at OpenView, Salima is responsible for hiring top talent within a variety of disciplines, including at the executive level. Some of the companies she has worked with include Socrata, NextDocs, Intronis, Spredfast, and Monetate. Prior to joining the OpenView team, Salima worked at Salesforce.com in Toronto, where she hired top sales talent across the organization. Shortly after completing her master’s degree, she joined Google in London, where she was responsible for managing the employee referral program for sales and marketing across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
Salima graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Canada. She also spent a semester studying abroad in Osaka, Japan. In addition, Salima obtained her master’s degree in international employment relations and human resource management from the London School of Economics.
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Salima has a passion for travelling to exotic places and has ventured to over 20 countries across North and East Africa, South and Central Asia, and the Far East. Next on her list is traveling to somewhere in South America.