Shala Burroughs is COO of The Satis Group. She has more than 10 years of business development and operations experience having worked in both private and public companies, as well as with the U.S. Government. Prior to Satis; Shala was a Product and Research Team Manager at Bridgewater Associates, a hedge fund that manages over $160 billion for more than 350 clients globally. While at Bridgewater she oversaw a team of 10 researchers to create an MVP that allows Bridgewater to analyze resumes using natural language processing against key attributes. The MVP was successfully “funded” and is now lead by Dave Ferrucci, creator of IBM Watson. Prior to her work with Satis and Bridgewater, Shala founded and launched a seed-stage tech company, and was an intelligence officer with the U.S. government where she facilitated the coordination of over 76 intelligence officers and authored a policy used to expedite the intelligence process that continues to be used to this day.
Shala is a Dartmouth (Green D Ventures) Venture Fellow, a 2013 Startup Leadership Program Fellow, a member of Barnard College’s Athena Management Masterminds, and a Dartmouth College Rockefeller Leadership Fellow. She holds a BA in Government from Dartmouth College.