Heather started her career in 1993 as a Senior Consultant at Accenture. In 1997 she was a Summer Consultant at Boston Consulting Group. From 1998 to 1999, she worked as a Consultant at Booz Allen and Hamilton. From 2001 to 2006 Heather was a Senior Director of Product Strategy at Oracle Corporation. In 2006, she became a Global Vice President of Marketing at SAP and worked there up to 2012.
In 1993 Heather received a Bachelor of Business Administration from University of Texas at Austin. In 1998 she obtained a Master of Business Administration from Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.