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- Kate Schuelke
Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer
Kate Schuelke joined Seagate in 2017 as Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and Corporate Secretary. She has more than 25 years of experience representing technology companies with particular expertise in intellectual property law, corporate governance, litigation, compliance, mergers and acquisitions, and commercial transactions. In addition to her role as Chief Legal Officer, Kate is responsible for Seagate’s Global Security and Government Relations teams. Prior to joining Seagate, Kate was Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary at Altera Corporation, during which time she helped negotiate that company's purchase by Intel. She also held a number of senior leadership roles at Altera before her appointment as General Counsel. Earlier in her career, Kate held several positions of increasing responsibility at major law firms both domestically and internationally, and was a Fulbright Scholar lecturer on U.S. intellectual property (IP) law while overseas. Kate received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from the University of Buffalo and received her Juris Doctor from New York University School of Law. Kate serves on the board of directors of SiTime Corporation.