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APRIL 2019 – PRESENT
STRATEGIC SOURCING SPECIALIST, facebook, inc. (CONTRACT)
Negotiates manages, coordinates, and supports sourcing projects, including managing competitive bids, RFx, obtaining quotes, examining proposals and analyzing bids. Focus on technology deals including but not limited to Software, SaaS, Hardware, and Professional Services. Prepares, negotiates and reviews sourcing documents, contracts and related procurement documents. Analyzes spend and other data, monitors purchasing activity, manages benchmarking and reporting.
SEPTEMBER 2017 – APRIL 2019
SOURCING SPECIALIST, GENERAL PROCUREMENT, Google llc (contract)
Partnered with Legal, Engineering, Design and other internal stakeholders to draft, review and consult on a wide range of inbound commercial and technology agreements. Managed vendor relationships and contract negotiations to optimize pricing and agreement flexibility for Google – negotiated cost savings of $1.2M. Identified areas of opportunities to streamline Google’s procurement processes to drive additional cost savings or efficiencies – developed and implemented master agreements for all testing activities which have eliminated the need for 69 additional contracts. Responsible for 196 procurement deals covering Research & Design, Testing Services, Engineering, Software License Agreements, Reverse Logistics and equipment purchases.
SEPTEMBER 2016 – SEPTEMBER 2017
CLINICAL CONTRACTS SUPERVISOR, abbott vascular, inc.
Negotiated Statements of Work and accompanying amendments and assignments between clinical operations and the clinical trial sites concerning clinical trials within parameters determined by Legal. Provided daily administrative activities to maintain ongoing compliance with Legal, Regulatory and company policies by verbal and written communication relating to the agreements and related documentation with internal and external customers. Identified improvements to tools and processes by analyzing situation and applying techniques for obtaining imaginative, thorough and practical solutions.
FEBRUARY 2016 – SEPTEMBER 2016
CONTRACTS, CORPORATE & IP PARALEGAL, A10 NETWORKS, inc.
Managed the Contract Management system for tracking global contracts, licensing, channel partner, global Leases, and other agreements through CLM software. Coordinated with Sales Operations, Finance, HR and Facilities to properly review all incoming agreements and amendments before processing for signature through the CLM system and DocuSign. Standard corporate paralegal duties and subsidiary maintenance. Maintained global patent and trademark databases.
SEPTEMBER 2015 – DECEMBER 2015
BRAND PROTECTION PROJECT MANAGER, fitbit, inc. (CONTRACT)
Short term project where I served as the primary liaison and point of contact for product quality issues and brand protection. Coordinated with Legal and PR teams to quickly handle and resolve critical and time-sensitive escalations. Developed policies and policy recommendations to improve both reactive and proactive enforcement on product quality issues and maximize automation and efficiency in resolving brand owner issues. Liaised with internal business teams to address vendor concerns. Developed and delivered educational and training materials for both internal and external consumption. Implemented escalation processes for investigating and resolving threats to brands and to Fitbit’s customers and sellers.
MAY 2012 – JUNE 2015
CORPORATE PARALEGAL, apple inc.
Oversaw drafting and filing of board and shareholders’ minutes, powers of attorney and local filings for domestic and international subsidiaries with corporate and outside counsel. Assisted in formation and registration of domestic and international subsidiaries including working with outside counsel to register entities with local government agencies. Managed and maintained multiple databases regarding subsidiary and corporate minute books, insurance filings, corporate matters and records management for 300+ active entities worldwide. Oversaw domestic filings for service contract provider registrations and renewals for AppleCare.
JUNE 2011 – MAY 2012
BUSINESS LICENSING, apple inc. (CONTRACT)
Managed permits and licenses for all North American Apple Retail Stores and other Apple entities. Processed all applications for permits and licenses for new store openings. Built, tracked and maintained all data within LicenseHQ Software. Assisted with state tax audits, registrations and reporting for Apple's North American entities. Gathered and organized all pertinent sales tax data for audits and various projects.
RADIO-TV-FILM, san jose state university
Beta Theta Pi Alumni
bellarmine college preparatory