An accomplished lawyer with wide expertise in legal matters, including commercial and technology transactions
SAN FRANCISCO – AUGUST 27, 2018 – Riverbed®, The Digital Performance Company™, today announced the appointment of Rebecca Hazard to serve as its new General Counsel and corporate secretary to the Riverbed Board of Directors. As General Counsel, Hazard is responsible for all legal matters, as well as trade compliance. Hazard was previously Vice President and Associate General Counsel for Riverbed, managing a global team of lawyers and legal professionals in commercial and technology transactions worldwide, including inbound and outbound licensing, partner and OEM agreements, and intellectual property matters.
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“Riverbed is fortunate to have Rebecca as its new General Counsel. Rebecca has been a key member of Riverbed’s legal team for many years, guiding the company in the right direction with the utmost commitment and excellence,” said Paul Mountford, CEO of Riverbed Technology. “She’s a strong leader with the right experience to help oversee all our legal matters as Riverbed continues to grow in the digital performance market.”
“I’m thrilled to be General Counsel and to work with such a talented legal team,” said Rebecca Hazard, General Counsel at Riverbed Technology. “As Riverbed continues to help its customers transform their digital strategies into digital performance with its world-class portfolio of solutions, I look forward to guiding the company’s legal matters.”
Hazard brings a wealth of experience counseling business stakeholders in product, engineering, business development, channel partnerships, sales, policy, marketing and other functions in the areas of intellectual property licensing and commercial law.
Prior to Riverbed, Hazard worked as an attorney in New York and San Francisco at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, in the Technology and IP Transactions practice group, where she focused on the acquisition, financing and sale of intellectual property and technology-focused businesses, including public and private acquisition and sale and licensing transactions. She also worked as an associate at O’Melveny & Meyers LLP.
Hazard holds a B.A. from Dartmouth College (cum laude) and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.
Riverbed®, The Digital Performance Company™, enables organizations to maximize digital performance across every aspect of their business, allowing customers to rethink possible. Riverbed’s unified and integrated Digital Performance Platform™ brings together a powerful combination of Digital Experience, Cloud Networking and Cloud Edge solutions that provides a modern IT architecture for the digital enterprise, delivering new levels of operational agility and dramatically accelerating business performance and outcomes. At more than $1 billion in annual revenue, Riverbed’s 30,000+ customers include 98% of the Fortune 100 and 100% of the Forbes Global 100. Learn more at riverbed.com.