Adam Binder Attorney Profile on UpCounsel
Adam Binder

Adam Binder

Helping clients do better deals.

San Carlos
California
Licensed in
CA
McGeorge
5.0 5
Clear Communication
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About
Helping companies with their commercial legal needs on an hourly, project and flexible basis while continuing to develop my next venture - Synergy - where we will accelerate the commercial capabilities for our clients.

Some of my current client projects include:
* Global alliances and channels legal work for a leading SaaS company.
* Technology procurement legal work for a leading international insurance company.
* General commercial legal work for a cloud integration services provider.
* Revenue transaction process development for a venture backed SaaS company.
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Client Reviews

5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Adam is a true business partner when it comes to get a business going. He is the most proactive business lawyer I have worked with."

General commercial work for new product ventures at a global public company.
Posted on Apr 2, 2018
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Adam is a true service professional with passion for people and for quality. He has a unique combination of experience and passion, combine with the amazing ability to work in a team and to lead. Adam always tackled issues head-on; he brought tireless energy, creativity and a personal and professional commitment surpassed by no one. Adam is one of those rare individuals that no matter what the challenge, he always rises to the occasion. I've had the good fortune of working with Adam at Facebook and Twitter, and hope to have the opportunity of working with him again!"

Strategic legal and business services for hi-growth pre-IPO tech companies
Posted on Apr 2, 2018

Work History

Ashe Legal and by contract

Senior Attorney

Aug 2017 - Present

I provide commercial legal services on both a transactional as well as project basis at a diverse set of clients in the following areas:

* Revenue transactions (HW, SW, Services, SaaS)
* Indirect sales channels
* Technology Alliances
* Data Privacy and Security
* General Corporate

Aug 2017 - Present

Percolate Industries, Inc.

VP Legal and Deal Desk

Jun 2017 - Aug 2017

Reporting to the CFO, I served as the General Counsel where I managed the legal team and the 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 (SaaS sales, data privacy, technology vendors, hosting, integration

Jun 2017 - Aug 2017

Qualys, Inc.

Senior Counsel

Nov 2013 - Jul 2016

Senior attorney on global inbound and outbound transactional matters for this leading SaaS security provider. Also assisted with development of alliances and channel sales programs on the revenue side and vendor management and negotiation on the inbound side.

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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