EVP, Chief Administrative Officer – Legal, HR, Corporate Secretary
Katy Motiey serves as the EVP, Chief Administrative Officer – Legal, HR & Corporate Secretary at Extreme. She has over 22 years of global legal and employment law experience encompassing corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions, divestitures, debt restructuring, commercial contract negotiation and licensing, patent and trademark portfolio management, IP litigation, IPO process management, as well as employment matters. Motiey has developed a deep understanding of HR matters as a result of her previous in-house positions.
Prior to Extreme, Motiey was Corporate Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary at Spansion. Prior to that she was General Counsel & Secretary as well as VP of HR at InvenSense, and General Counsel & Secretary Magellan Navigation & Ashtech, and Maple Optical Systems, as well as being Senior Corporate Counsel at Alta Vista. She began her career as a law clerk to Judge Manuel Real, who was then the Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Central District of California, followed by time as an associate at Skadden, Arps, a New York-based law firm.
Motiey holds a Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctor from Georgetown University.