Snowflake Computing (“Snowflake”) has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa (“MLA”) on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Deputy General Counsel, Go-to-Market (“Counsel”), to be located in San Mateo, California or Bellevue, Washington. Interested candidates, please respond to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this search, or to SnowflakeDGC@mlaglobal.com. Please do not contact Snowflake directly; all resumes sent to Snowflake will be routed to MLA for handling and may cause delays.
Overview: Snowflake is seeking an experienced and highly motivated, self-starter attorney to lead Snowflake’s growing global Go-To-Market (“GTM”) commercial legal team. Reporting directly to the Chief Legal Officer, this attorney will head Snowflake’s GTM legal team, a group of attorneys responsible for negotiating Snowflake’s sales transactions and providing legal support to Snowflake’s sales team. This GTM legal leader will guide contracts through review, negotiation and execution, and ensure that the legal department is enabling the sales process.
Company Overview: Snowflake Computing is a cloud-based data-warehousing startup. Snowflake started with a clear vision: make modern data warehousing effective, affordable, and accessible to all data users. Because traditional on-premises and cloud solutions struggle with this, Snowflake developed an innovative product with a new built-for-the-cloud architecture that combines the power of data warehousing, the flexibility of big data platforms, and the elasticity of the cloud at a fraction of the cost of traditional solutions.
Location: San Mateo, CA (Bay Area) or Bellevue, Washington.
Relocation: Local candidates strongly preferred.
Experience: 15+ years of experience focused on commercial law with at least five years in a corporate legal department. Minimum of 5 years of people leadership experience in building, running and/or developing high-performing teams. Experience negotiating complex commercial transactions, with issues related to privacy, security and intellectual property. Experience with SaaS is required.
Process: Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word format) to SnowflakeDGC@mlaglobal.com, or to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this position.
Internal Number: O-2474473
About Major, Lindsey & Africa
Founded in 1982, Major, Lindsey & Africa is the world’s largest and most experienced legal search firm. Combining local market knowledge and a global recruiting network, MLA has earned recognition for its track record of successful General Counsel, Corporate Counsel, Partner, Associate and Law Firm Management placements. With offices throughout the U.S., Hong Kong, London, and Tokyo, MLA recruiters are dedicated to understanding and meeting clients’ and candidates’ needs while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality. MLA considers every search a diversity search, and has been committed to diversity in the law since its inception. For these reasons, MLA was voted “Best Legal Search Firm in the U.S.” in the most recent national survey of America’s top law firms. To learn more about MLA, please visit our website at www.mlaglobal.com.