Lilia is a Go-to-Market expert, thought-leader for enterprise SaaS, AI, & infrastructure tech. As an operating executive and later as founder and CEO of the Shirman Group, Lilia drove top line and shareholder value growth for VMware, EMC, Amazon, Oracle, CA, Symantec, Applied Materials, and Accenture, as well as many early and growth-stage ventures. Lilia was turn-around CMO at MariaDB, and Managing Director at Golden Seeds, one of largest investor networks in US. Lilia is an investor in ZineOne, Mirantis, Cadenza Innovations, GummiCube, Full Circle Insights, JoyLux, and OtoNexus. She is the author of 42 Rules for Growing Enterprise Revenue, and holds a BS in Engineering from UC Berkeley and an MS in Management Science from Stanford University, where she was an Honors Cooperative Fellow.