Full Name
Laurie Ehrlich
Job Title
Chief Commercial Counsel
Datadog Inc
Speaker Bio
Laurie Ehrlich is Chief Commercial Counsel at Datadog, Inc. (NASDAQ: DDOG), one of the leading monitoring and security platforms for cloud applications helping businesses to secure their systems, avoid downtime, and ensure customers are getting the best user experience. Laurie's primary focus is on creating scalable processes to ensure the commercial legal team's ability to continue to provide excellent and timely support to internal stakeholders as Datadog continues its rapid growth. Laurie is also the executive sponsor of Women of Datadog, one of Datadog's Community Guilds.

Laurie has a passion for creation and transformation. She focuses on creating value and better solutions for her business partners through cross-functional and intradepartmental collaboration while protecting against potential risks. Prior to joining Datadog, Laurie spent 10+ years at Cognizant. In her last role at Cognizant, Laurie established the Legal Operations function so that she could focus on her passion projects, knowledge management and process optimization to drive more efficient legal support for commercial transactions powered by common sense and data analytics. Prior to running the LegalOps function at Cognizant, Laurie was Chief Counsel for Cognizant’s North America Insurance vertical where she served as a business-savvy, trusted advisor to her business teams and a mentor for many of Cognizant’s junior attorneys. Laurie also served as the NYC Regional Lead for Cognizant's Women Empowered for five years. Before going in-house, Laurie was the first US intellectual property specialist at Allen & Overy after starting her career on the IP team at Schulte, Roth, and Zabel. Laurie received her J.D. from New York University School of Law and a B.S. from Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations, where she focused on organizational behavior.
Laurie Ehrlich