General Counsel, GE Digital
Rich Foehr has guided legal matters for technology companies for more than 20 years. He is currently General Counsel at GE Digital where he leads the Legal, Risk Management, Security, and Environmental, Health & Safety teams. He previously served as Chief Legal Officer at Sitecore where he established a centralized global legal department of legal professionals to support the security, commercial, business, legal, regulatory and compliance needs for the company.
Prior to joining Sitecore, Rich served as vice president and assistant general counsel to Autodesk, Inc., an industry-leading design software and services company. While there, he was responsible for international legal issues relating to intellectual property, global compliance, executive compensation, SEC reporting, mergers and acquisitions, litigation, employment, and privacy and data protection. Previously, Rich was in private practice at the San Francisco offices of Sheppard Mullin and Bronson, Bronson & McKinnon, where he supported technology companies with corporate and commercial litigation matters.
Rich holds a BA from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MBA and JD from Santa Clara University.