Mike Johnson

General Counsel
& Corporate Secretary

As General Counsel, Mike oversees all legal matters at DigiCert and partners closely with the rest of the executive team and board of directors. Before transitioning to an in-house advisor, Mike was an attorney at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Kirkland & Ellis. Mike joined DigiCert in June 2016 after serving as a product and commercial licensing attorney at Splunk Inc., bringing many years’ experience advising on technology-related matters and negotiating a variety of commercial contracts. At DigiCert, Mike’s duties include overseeing corporate governance, M&A, licensing, product support, and intellectual property matters.

Mike has been admitted to the bar in California, New York and Utah, and holds a Juris Doctor degree from Georgetown University Law Center and a BA in Political Science from Brigham Young University.