Neera Sharma is the Chief Executive & Legal Officer at Sistema Smart Technologies Limited. She is a University of California, Los Angeles, alumni and an experienced chief of legal with a demonstrated history of working in the telecommunications, real estate and IT industry. She is skilled in negotiations, mergers and acquisitions, corporate law, legal compliance, complaint management, litigations, arbitration, and dispute resolution.
With over 24 years of experience, she has worked with several start-ups and developed teams from scratch while handling multiple responsibilities. As a member of the Board of Directors, she has always played a role that goes far beyond her position as a legal adviser.
Neera has been working closely with senior business leaders to develop corporate strategies across the region and acts as company representative in discussions with the government, the regulators and other stakeholders to help influence the policy decisions.
She has been recognised as one of the leading senior counsels of India. Neera is praised and has been awarded for her strong leadership skills and the ability to build business models that take into account complex legal outcomes. She is credited for being an excellent communicator with strong negotiation skills and having leadership qualities and analytical power.
Empower people, make people accountable and trust them
Neera, is an outstanding professional. She is a perfect blend of someone who understands the nuances of the business and how legal skills can act as a force multiplier. Very easy to work with. Clearly a go-to person for anyone needing sound advice. Have a lot of fond memories of working together in MTS India.
Vice President Global Market Communication, PepsiCo
She is acknowledged as an outstanding professional with a gifted talent and leadership abilities to handle the toughest assignments effortlessly. While maintaining that it takes years to develop such skills, Neera's seniors appreciate that these come to her naturally. Her functional expertise and ability to get all stakeholders on board including those who are on a completely different page stands out.