Chief Business Officer
Senior Vice President and Chief Business Officer -- Dave came to FiscalNote from Thomson Reuters where he was the Global Director, Risk & Compliance. Dave began his career as a media trial and appellate lawyer before moving to senior in-house legal, compliance and regulatory affairs...
Head of International Government Affairs & Public Policy
3M Government Affairs
Brittany Masalosalo is the 3M Head of International Government Affairs and Public Policy and a member of the Global Government Affairs Center of Excellence. Brittany works to advance 3M’s ...
Chief Business Officer
Senior Vice President and Chief Business Officer — Dave came to FiscalNote from Thomson Reuters where he was the Global Director, Risk & Compliance. Dave began his career as a media trial and appellate lawyer before moving to senior in-house legal, compliance and regulatory affairs positions. More recently, Dave has led a variety of organizations … read more.
Head of International Government Affairs and Public Policy
3M Government Affairs
Brittany Masalosalo is the 3M Head of International Government Affairs and Public Policy and a member of the Global Government Affairs Center of Excellence. Brittany works to advance 3M’s commercial diplomacy goals of advocating for policies and fostering political… read more.
VP Senior Corporate Counsel
Liberty Mutual Insurance
Robert Taylor is VP and Senior Corporate Counsel for Liberty Mutual’s Legal Department in the Legal Strategic Services organization. Legal Strategic Services is an organization that supports and enables the Corporate Legal Department and the Strategic Business Operations. Manager of the Legal Ideation & Transformation group, he focuses on Legal Innovation, Competitive Intelligence, Legal Project Management, Law Library, Legal Vendor Management, Strategy and a range of other Litigation Management related issues.
Britton Nohe-Braun is a Managing Associate in Dentons’ White Collar and Government Investigations group. Britton represents and advises Fortune 500 companies and senior executives in government investigations and conducts internal investigations for US domestic and multinational firms. She specializes in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and False Claims Act (FCA) matters and regularly advises companies on compliance with U.S. and international anti-bribery, anti-corruption, and privacy laws.
Britton is also active in civil society and regularly speaks and hosts events related to women’s rights, diversity and inclusiveness, and access to justice. She is on the Board of the Colorado Judicial Institute (CJI), Co-Chair of the Denver Chapter of the Women in White Collar Defense Association, and a member of Denton’s Women LEAD and Pro Bono Committees.
Alexa Reid Minerva
Director, Strategic Initiatives and Thought Leadership
Alexa Reid Minerva is Director, Strategic Initiatives and Thought Leadership at FiscalNote, Inc. She is leading the founding of the FiscalNote Executive Institute, which helps the technology company grow and expand into new markets. The FiscalNote Executive Institute defines, examines, discusses and promotes best practices across cutting edge business issues and encourages collaboration through sharing of ideas, guidance, and experiences. With a focus on global enterprise corporations, she is building and strengthening relationships with key individuals across industries. Prior to joining FiscalNote and moving to Washington, Alexa worked in New York City in senior positions in sales, partnerships and strategic account management at Yext, Borderfree (now Pitney Bowes), and OrderGroove.
Alexa received her B.S. in Hotel Administration from Cornell University. She is currently on the Alumni Board at Georgetown Day School in Washington, DC and a committee member of the Cornell Alumni Admissions Ambassador Network (CAAAN).
Assistant General Counsel
Dennis Garcia is an Assistant General Counsel for Microsoft Corporation based in Chicago. He practices at the intersection of law, technology and business and leads the legal support function to Microsoft’s U.S. Enterprise Commercial sales team – one of Microsoft’s largest commercial businesses. Prior to joining Microsoft, Dennis worked as an in-house counsel for Accenture and IBM.
Dennis received his B.A. in Political Science from Binghamton University and his J.D. from Columbia Law School. He is admitted to practice in New York, Connecticut and Illinois (House Counsel). Dennis is a Fellow of Information Privacy, a Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States and a Certified Information Privacy Technologist with the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
Avi is a partner in Davis Polk’s Litigation Department and head of it Cybersecurity and Privacy practice. From 2010 to 2012, he was the Counsel to the Chief of the Justice Department’s Criminal Fraud Section.
Avi is a frequent speaker on cybersecurity and data privacy issues, the primary author of the Davis Polk Cyber Blog, and the creator of the Davis Polk Cyber Portal.
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Jim Shaughnessy is senior vice president, general counsel and secretary at Workday, responsible for all legal affairs at the company. Jim has more than 20 years’ experience as a strategic legal executive for leading technology companies. Before joining Workday in 2011, Jim served for four years as senior vice president, chief administrative officer and general counsel at Orbitz Worldwide. From 2005 to 2007, Jim served as senior vice president and general counsel at Lenovo Group. Prior to Lenovo, Jim was senior vice president, general counsel and secretary at PeopleSoft, where he served as a key advisor to the board of directors leading up to its acquisition in 2005.
Jim has also held legal counsel jobs at Hewlett-Packard, Compaq Computer Corp., and Digital Equipment.
Jim holds a Juris Doctor degree and a master’s degree in public policy from the University of Michigan, as well as a bachelor’s degree from Northern Michigan University.
Mark Kahn has been an attorney for a number of bay area technology companies. Currently, he is General Counsel at Segment, a b2b customer data infrastructure company headquartered in San Francisco, where he oversees the legal and policy functions. Prior to Segment, he spent three and a half years at WhatsApp, helping to shepherd the company through its acquisition by Facebook. Mark also served as in-house counsel for several tech companies, including Palm, Yahoo!, and Evernote. In his spare time, Mark helps his wife with a bakery she opened in 2017 in San Francisco called Kahnfections. Mark is also on the Boards of two other non-profits: the SF Bay Area Chapter of Positive Coaching Alliance and San Francisco Little League.
Managing Director of Corporate Relations
Puru is Managing Director of Corporate Relations, with direct responsibility for the Meridian Corporate Council and leads commercial diplomacy across Meridian. Prior to joining Meridian, Puru has worked across the financial services, policy advocacy and consulting industries. Most recently, Puru was an Associate Director, Services to Government for APCO Worldwide in New Delhi, as well as Deputy Director for the US Chamber of Commerce in India/US-India Business Council. At USIBC, Puru managed the policy advocacy efforts for 300 major US companies across industries, working to strengthen bilateral ties between both the US and India and helping push forward reforms which benefit US companies abroad. Prior to joining the USIBC, Puru worked with private equity secondary transactions in Boston with State Street Financial, Bank of America Private Bank, in Manhattan with Smith Barney Citigroup and Fimeris, a boutique PE firm in London.
Puru is on the board of advisors for World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) Project X Global Advisory Committee, Cariluxe Inc. in Barbados and Lazy Eight in New Delhi. He attended Boston University School of Management for a B.Sc in Finance, as well as Babson College Olin, Wellesley Massachusetts for his MBA. Originally from the Greater Boston Area, Puru has lived, worked and studied in Saudi Arabia, England, China and India.
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