Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel
Katy Motiey, is the Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel at Extreme Networks. With 25 years of expertise in corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions, divestitures, debt restructuring, human resources management, commercial contract negotiation and licensing, patent and trademark portfolio management, IP litigation as well as IPO process guidance, her expertise has resulted in 3 strategically transformative and profitable acquisitions for Extreme.
Prior to Extreme, Katy was Corporate Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary at Spansion. Prior to that she was VP, General Counsel & Secretary as well as VP of HR at InvenSense; VP, General Counsel & Secretary at each of Magellan Navigation & Ashtech and Maple Optical Systems, and Senior Corporate Counsel at Alta Vista. She began her career as a law clerk to Judge Manuel Real, who was then the Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Central District of California, followed by time as an associate at Skadden, Arps, a New York-based law firm, at the start of her career. Katy holds a Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctor from Georgetown University.
Katy is the most recent recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Silicon Valley Business Journal and SF Business Times.