Clarissa Cerda is EVP, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of LifeLock. Cerda serves on the LifeLock executive leadership team and manages LifeLock's legal, compliance and government affairs. She brings more than 20 years' experience of lawyering and negotiation, effective management, and strategic advising in fast-paced, technology corporations, leading law firm and the White House. Before joining LifeLock, Cerda served as vice president, general counsel, and chief privacy officer of Initiate Systems, Inc. and as vice president, general counsel, and assistant secretary for Open Port Technology, Inc. Prior to that, she served as a Corporate and Securities partner at Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal and as the assistant counsel to the President of the United States in the White House. She currently sits on the board of directors of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. Previously, Cerda has held various national positions on the American Bar Association (ABA), including the co-chair of the ABA's Science and Technology Law Section's Privacy Committee. In 2012, Clarissa was named Intellectual Property Attorney of the Year by the Arizona Corporate Counsel. Cerda graduated from Harvard College with an A.B. in government. She earned an M. Phil. from the University of Western Australia and a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School. She also undertook post-doctoral studies in European Community Law at l'Université Libre de Bruxelles.