General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer
Lisa Greene is General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer for CIS. In this role, she oversees the Legal, Ethics, Compliance, and Corporate Governance functions of the organization. As the Chief Legal Officer, she is a member of the Executive Leadership Team and serves as a strategic legal advisor to the Chief Executive Officer and CIS Board of Directors. Ms. Greene also serves as the Corporate Secretary for CIS.
Ms. Greene has practiced law for over 20 years and has extensive experience as a general counsel and corporate executive. Prior to CIS, she served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Siemens Industry, Inc. and Head of the Cybersecurity Legal Practice Group. Ms. Greene also served as General Counsel – Global Technology Brands and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer for Newell Brands, Inc. Before joining Newell, she held general counsel positions with McKesson Corporation and Bank of America Corporation.
Ms. Greene began her legal career as an intellectual property and technology attorney at King & Spalding LLP after completing a federal judicial clerkship with the Honorable U.W. Clemon. She is a registered patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, a member of the State Bar of Georgia, and a registered inhouse counsel with the State of New York.
Ms. Greene earned a Juris Doctor degree from Yale Law School, where she was an Earl Warren Scholar. She is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/US (CIPP/US) and a Certified Ethics and Compliance Professional (CECP). Ms. Greene is also a member of the Association of Corporate Counsel, Yale Alumni Association, and Women in Technology. Ms. Greene and her husband reside in the Atlanta metropolitan area and have two children.