Features May 2020

Amy Morrissey – Computacenter US

Est. reading time: 5 mins

It was a process that Amy Morrissey likened to setting up an arranged marriage, albeit one with billions of dollars on the line: evaluating potential suitors looking to buy her company. For 13 years, Morrissey had been the general counsel and corporate secretary at FusionStorm, an award-winning IT solutions provider based in Boston. There was […]

Jason Karp – Allerio

Est. reading time: 5 mins

Last fall when he and a few colleagues launched the mobile technologies company Allerio in Duluth, Minnesota, Jason Karp could foresee the need to take telemedicine to a higher level. After all, it’s part of what sparked his company in the first place. What he couldn’t know was how intense that need would become. Then […]

Andrew Filler – Sherpa Technology Group

Est. reading time: 5 mins

Self-quarantined and watching a lot of television? Maybe on an ultra high-def screen with COVID-19 dominating the news cycle? If so, welcome to the crowd, and you may want to acknowledge the impact one attorney is having on your new daily routine. In a good way, at that. He’s Andrew Filler, general counsel of California-based […]

Brad Feuer – Barnes & Noble

Est. reading time: 5 mins

The chapters that tell the history of Barnes & Noble cover almost 150 years, from the company’s humble roots as the home business of Charles M. Barnes to its emergence as a global retailer under the ownership and leadership of Len Riggio. For the last 20 years, Brad Feuer has been part of that unfolding […]

Kathryn Rookes – Atticus Franchise Group

Est. reading time: 5 mins

Efficiency’s at a premium when one person comprises the legal department of a company that owns or operates three very different types of franchises. Case in point: The Atlanta-based Atticus Franchise Group that at last count had interests in 121 locations of Massage Envy, Maaco and Wingstop franchises. It’s anticipating the addition of around 80 […]

Vincent Gautier – PERIAL

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Vincent Gautier has an affinity for the word “empowerment.” The term comes up repeatedly in the veteran attorney’s interview with Vanguard—and for good reason. Gautier’s agenda involves not just building a legal team, but unlocking each member’s talents by emphasizing training and individual strengths, rather than limitations. “People should not be judged by their mistakes,” […]

Christy O’Connor – Ibex

Est. reading time: 5 mins

A winning team on the verge of stepping into the big leagues. That’s what Christy O’Connor was promised when her reputation in the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry garnered an offer to take over the legal department at Ibex. At the time, the Washington D.C.-based company was focused on going public, and O’Connor had aided […]

Adam S. Frankel – NWN

Est. reading time: 5 mins

A Boston area company that made its mark reselling hardware and managing data, NWN has transformed into a full-fledged technology service provider whose big-ticket clients include the State of California as well as nationally recognized healthcare providers and financial institutions. That, in turn, has meant an increased focus on data protection and privacy—and the assembling […]

Ashley Slavik – Veeva Systems Inc.

Est. reading time: 5 mins

She’s traveled a long way for her home and career, but that was always part of the plan for Ashley Slavik. Although becoming a privacy thought leader was not her original objective, the chief privacy officer and lead data counsel for Veeva Systems Inc., is now known for her passion and expertise on a hot […]

Anahi Llop – OLX Brazil

Est. reading time: 4 mins

There it is: the wheels you’ve always wanted; a scarf that will make you look stylish while you drive; the handbag that brings the whole look together. And now, after endless online searches, you’ve finally found someone who’s selling them—not at retail, but as a gently used item that fits perfectly in your budget. For […]

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