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.