Palo Alto Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace, and all qualified candidates will be made regardless of age, ancestry, colour, family or medical leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, health status, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation or other. Features protected by law. Palo Alto Networks` legal team is a dynamic team that influences every aspect of the company`s time-to-market every day. The team develops new and existing programs to evolve Palo Alto Networks` entire technology portfolio. You will work closely with teams from other departments to immerse yourself in the specifics of our business and support it from a legal perspective. Our legal team is a critical global resource that influences and drives our products and services. They have a passion for regularity in a way that leads to solutions. They think creatively within the legal team, but with a higher purpose, driven by our mission to protect our digital lives. Legal advice and advice to all stakeholders of the company on privacy and data protection issues Aparna Bawa joined Palo Alto Networks` Board of Directors in May 2021. She has extensive operational, financial and legal expertise, having held various positions in growing technology companies. Aparna is currently Zoom`s Chief Operating Officer and Interim General Counsel, responsible for overseeing people experience, government relations, security, privacy, compliance, trust and security, and legal functions. She has also served as General Counsel, General Counsel and Secretary of Zoom.
Prior to Zoom, Aparna was Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Magento Inc., an e-commerce platform company until its acquisition by Adobe Inc., and Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Nimble Storage Inc., which was acquired by Hewlett Packard Enterprise. She also led the legal and corporate development functions for Inphi Corp. Looking for an in-house legal counsel? Wondering what companies look for when hiring lawyers? Well, this episode is for you. Bruce Byrd, general counsel at cybersecurity firm Palo Alto Networks, talks about what he`s looking for when hiring his legal team. Like many corporate lawyers, Bruce worked at a law firm for a few years and then joined the firm when he accepted his first legal job on AT&T`s legal team. He rose through the ranks and eventually landed the highest position as General Counsel. It`s an opportunity to join a dynamic legal department and a growing data protection team in a rapidly evolving company. Palo Alto Networks` privacy team works with all Palo Alto Networks teams to embed privacy in everything we do by providing guidance, training, and tools to facilitate our product launches and make Palo Alto Networks a trusted privacy and security brand. Assist all members of the legal team, including public affairs, in meeting data protection requirements that affect or apply to their areas of responsibility Bruce joined Palo Alto Networks in January 2021 as General Counsel.
Bruce was previously Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at AT&T, where he was responsible for legal affairs for the largest operating company, AT&T Communications, managing all legal disciplines, from litigation to intellectual property to government regulations. During his 20-year tenure, Bruce held positions in virtually every area of AT&T`s business, as well as on the government affairs team in Washington, DC. Help us make statutory salaries more transparent. Get exclusive access to anonymized legal salary data. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to all qualified persons with disabilities. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at [email protected] International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution. Bruce`s 20+ years as a management consultant gave him great insight into landing an internal job. Bruce says he looks for a few attributes when interviewing lawyers at his firm: Prior to joining Sequoia Capital, Jim was a general partner at Accel Partners. In 1996, he co-founded VitalSigns Software (ALU), where he assembled and led the pioneering team in end-user performance management and application performance market with Net.Medic with VitalSuite.
Prior to VitalSigns, Jim was Vice President of Network Management at Bay Networks (Synoptics). Earlier this year, he joined Palo Alto Networks in his current role as executive vice president and general counsel. Nikesh is a member of the Board of Directors of Compagnie Financière Richemont S.A., a publicly traded Swiss holding company specializing in luxury goods, and Tipping Point, a non-profit organization that fights poverty in the San Francisco Bay Area. Previously, he served on the boards of SoftBank Group Corp., Sprint Corp., Colgate-Palmolive Inc. and Yahoo! Japan, among others. He holds an MBA from Northeastern University, a Master of Finance from Boston College and a B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering from Banaras Hindu University`s Institute of Technology. Provide advice for privacy audits and facilitate the development and implementation of tools, policies, procedures, etc. Please complete reCAPTCHA to allow you to submit the form. Meerah holds a bachelor`s degree in computer science and engineering from Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai, India.
She also holds an MBA from the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California. Sir John Key joined the Board of Directors of Palo Alto Networks in April 2019. He brings extensive experience in foreign policy as well as his career in investment banking and finance. Sir John is currently retired, most recently as Member of Parliament for Helensville in New Zealand until 2017, after serving as Prime Minister of New Zealand from 2008 to 2016. Prior to joining the government, he held various positions in international finance, including Bankers Trust of New Zealand and Merrill Lynch in Singapore, London and Sydney. Sir John is also Chairman and a member of the Board of Directors of ANZ Bank New Zealand Ltd. and a member of the Board of Directors of Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. and the Board of Directors of Air New Zealand Ltd., a listed national and international passenger and cargo carrier. Experience in network security or other high-tech companies preferred Support product teams in the application of privacy by design and in the development and implementation of data protection documents for customers and partners. Excellent interpersonal skills, business judgment, strategic thinking, superior work ethic, flexibility and ability to work independently. Prior to AT&T, Bruce was a partner at Dickinson Wright PLLC, an AmLaw 150 law firm, where he maintained an active commercial litigation and regulatory practice.
Teamwork and ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams and manage many projects simultaneously under time pressure As CEO for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Latin America (LATAM), Helmut is responsible for all go-to-market functions in EMEA and LATAM. Prior to joining Palo Alto Networks in 2022, Helmut was CEO of Orange Business Services (OBS), leading the global organization with 28,000 employees and supporting the digital transformation of enterprise customers worldwide. Prior to joining OBS, Helmut held leadership positions in Europe at Avaya Inc., NextiraOne Germany and Alcatel Austria. Mary Pat is a director of Micron Technology, Inc. Previously, she served on the boards of Mutual of Omaha and Andeavor Corporation (formerly Tesoro Corporation). She is a member of the Risk Advisory Committee of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), co-chair of the NACD Blue Ribbon Commission on Talent Development, and co-author of several books on risk, strategy and business transformation. Prior to joining Palo Alto Networks in 2022, Meerah was CIO at Citrix and previously held leadership positions at McAfee, Forcepoint, Cisco and Infosys. Meerah understands IT challenges across the industry and for businesses of all sizes. Jim holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati and an M.S.
in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. Nikesh Arora joined Palo Alto Networks as Chief Executive Officer in June 2018. Prior to joining Palo Alto Networks, Nikesh was President and Chief Operating Officer of SoftBank Group Corp. Prior to that, he held several positions at Google, Inc. for a period of 10 years, including Senior Vice President and Chief Business Officer, President of Global Commercial Operations and Business Development and President for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Prior to joining Google, Nikesh was Chief Marketing Officer for Deutsche Telekom AG`s T-Mobile International Division.