Veena Bhatia is currently Head of Global Stock Administration at Atlassian, a development and collaboration company whose mission is to unleash the potential in every team. Veena has extensive knowledge of world-wide regulatory, legal and tax environments for equity plans. Her experience includes developing effective employee communications and education materials; Sarbanes-Oxley compliance; managing broad-based 10b5-1 trading plans; and mergers and acquisitions. After transitioning to equity compensation from a former career as a hardware engineer, Veena has enjoyed using her technical skills to improve processes for scalability and efficiency in order to manage rapid growth.
Prior to Atlassian, Veena held equity compensation roles at Gilead Sciences, Stock & Option Solutions and Cisco Systems. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Santa Clara University, her CEP designation, and is a certified project manager. She has been a frequent guest speaker at industry events.
In her free time, Veena enjoys traveling to new and interesting destinations and trying out local foods and wines.