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Adam Binder

Adam Binder

SaaS Attorney and Business Operations Executive

San Carlos
California
Licensed in
CA
McGeorge
About
Through work experience and desire, I provide a hybrid approach to legal services by driving all efforts in accordance with the business objectives. Because I have expertise in building and managing various parts of business operations, I provide value to all facets of the particular transaction and the company as a whole. I am happy to help on a project basis, a single deal or with a larger process / organizational issue.
19
Years
experience

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Work History

Deal Synergy

Co-Founder

Sep 2017 - Present

The Synergy Deal Engine eliminates common back-office bottlenecks by aligning the core sales, legal and revenue functions towards a clear and scaleable system resulting in better deals and increased revenue.

Sep 2017 - Present

Adam Binder, Attorney at Law

sole practitioner

Aug 2017 - Present

Providing hourly and project based legal services to technology companies in the following areas:

* commercial transactions - inbound, revenue, channels, joint ventures
* data privacy and security - guidance, programs and policies, vendor management, compliance
* general counsel - equity, emplo

Clients primarily through personal network and affiliation with Ashe Legal Group and FLEX by Fenwick.

Aug 2017 - Present

Percolate Industries, Inc.

VP Legal

Jun 2017 - Aug 2017

Head of legal and deal desk at this enterprise SaaS provider backed by leading venture firms Sequoia, Lightspeed and GGV.

* general corporate - board activity and minutes, equity and cap table

* commercial - all transactions entered into by the company

* employment - comp plans, immigration, terminations and settlements
* data privacy and security - privacy shield, GDPR, DPA
* product and eng

Jun 2017 - Aug 2017

Qualys, Inc.

Senior Counsel

Nov 2013 - Jul 2016

Senior attorney on all transactional matters for this leading SaaS security provider with support for HR matters and new product initiatives. Also served as Director, Alliances helping to further develop channel program with SI’s and MSSP’s.

Nov 2013 - Jul 2016

Arcscale (fka Gig Avenue)

General Counsel and Managing Partner

Jan 2005 - Dec 2013

Managed hosting and colocation provider, and technology VAR specializing in planning, procuring, contracting and maintaining cost effective scalable infrastructures for high-growth teams (Facebook, Geni.com, Twitter, Podshow/Mevio, VMware cloud, Nielsen Ratings, Panasonic, AOL, Bullhorn, Quigo, Video Egg, and others.

Jan 2005 - Dec 2013

Xtiva Financial Systems

General Counsel

Aug 2004 - Jun 2010

Outside General Counsel and sole attorney for SaaS company providing proprietary financial applications to the banking and brokerage industries. Led customer deals with top global financial companies (Licensing, SaaS, Hosting) and responsibility for all general corporate matters (HR, Software Development, Board Meetings).

Aug 2004 - Jun 2010

Hypercom, Inc.

Corporate Counsel

Jan 2003 - Aug 2004

Responsible for global contracts, Marketing, PR, Engineering and Product Development for this leading international POS manufacturer. Also served as General Counsel for new products and hosting divisions and business leader for alliances with telco and banking partners for new ventures.

Jan 2003 - Aug 2004

Hitachi Data Systems

Corporate Counsel

May 2000 - Dec 2002

General corporate counsel responsible for various US sales regions, domestic channel partners (VAR's and distributors), global OEM partners, trademark portfolio, procurement / vendors, marketing and served as Corporate Secretary for captive leasing company (HDS Credit Corporation).

May 2000 - Dec 2002

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Senior Associate

Oct 1998 - May 2000

Served as Tax attorney representing clients at the California state level (FTB and BOE), as well as participating on R&D Tax Credit projects.

Oct 1998 - May 2000

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