Laïla von Alvensleben is the Head of Culture and Collaboration at MURAL, where she manages a distributed team of 200+ across multiple continents and time zones. She is a champion for the “remote first” approach to collaboration, empowering MURAL’s rapidly growing team to successfully work from anywhere. Laïla’s background is in UX design, having worked on digital product design at Hanno and educational workshops at Hyper Island. She helped create the Remote Starter Kit and is one of the first members of the Remote Work Association, a network that organizes online events to promote location-independent jobs. She has spoken at key industry events including NEXT in Hamburg, The Remote Work Summit, Nomad City and Ravensbourne University in London.