(April 12, 2022) Jennifer Pileggi, who most recently served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, and Corporate Secretary of Zuora (NYSE: ZUO), an enterprise SaaS company providing leading cloud-based subscription management and analytics, has joined the consulting division of BarkerGilmore, a New York-based executive search firm, as a senior advisor.
The newest member of an outstanding Fortune 500 General Counsel team and Chief Compliance Officers, Jennifer’s legal experience and business insights span a diverse set of today’s leading industries: software (including SaaS and subscription services), hardware, logistics and supply chain management, and transportation services. Jennifer is adept at advising on building and developing high-performing legal teams and restructuring legal departments to establish a more responsive and streamlined unit with improved capabilities to support corporate and business unit legal needs. As General Counsel, Jennifer has played a vital role in addressing strategic business challenges, including scale and global expansion, aggressive growth, mergers and acquisitions, and leading a company through an IPO.
Before her tenure at Zuora, Inc., Jennifer served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, and Corporate Secretary for Silicon Graphics International Corp. (NASDAQ: SGI), a high-performance computing, storage, and data management solutions company, where she was instrumental in developing and implementing an intellectual property program focused on new innovation capture and monetizing of existing IP assets. Jennifer was previously Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Privacy Officer, and Corporate Secretary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), a Fortune 500 transportation and logistics services company where she successfully handled high-profile litigation and managed and resolved FCPA investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission and Department of Justice. Before her role at Con-way, Pileggi was Vice President and Corporate Counsel for Menlo Worldwide. Con-way’s supply chain management division, where she started and built out the legal function.
Serving as Corporate Secretary to the boards and board committees at Con-way, SGI, and Zuora, Jennifer was the company lead on corporate governance matters, working closely with directors as a trusted advisor on governance, audit and executive compensation matters, fiduciary board duties, and risk oversight.
Jennifer currently serves on the advisory board of Ironclad, Inc., a maker of contract management software for legal teams. She participates in the Board Institute of DirectWomen, an organization increasing the representation of women lawyers on corporate boards. She is a frequent speaker on topics such as working with the board and C-suite members as a strategic partner, preparing for and executing an IPO, and how to add value to other C-suite executives.
Jennifer was awarded the Legal Momentum Women of Achievement Award in 2017, the San Francisco Business Times Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business Award in 2018, and the OnCon Top 100 Corporate Counsel Award in 2021.
BarkerGilmore is a boutique firm recognized by CEOs, boards, and executives as best-in-class legal and compliance executive search professionals and leadership consultants. With a team of advisors and recruiters spanning the United States, BarkerGilmore’s client roster includes leading consumer, energy, financial, healthcare, industrial, and technology companies.