Ali has over a decade of experience in open source software, product, and community marketing. She was most recently Head of Community at Ahana, the SaaS for Presto company, which was acquired by IBM. She works closely with the Presto Foundation to drive open source programs. Prior to Ahana, Ali held community and marketing positions at Alluxio, Couchbase, and Time Warner. She holds a degree from Yale University in Political Science.