Vice President & General Counsel
Suzanne Glick Gilfix, General Counsel and Vice President
Suzanne is the General Counsel and Vice President at Applause. She is responsible for the worldwide legal function for Applause and its subsidiaries. As a key executive team member, she is responsible for corporate governance and leading initiatives around Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Environment, Social and Governance.
Suzanne is a trusted advisor with 20+ years diverse expertise in commercial law, compliance, data privacy, litigation, employment law, strategic transactions, IP, open source software, general corporate matters, including IPO readiness and M&A. She leads an agile legal process driving repeatable processes to minimize risk while accelerating growth and customer acquisition and retention.
Suzanne’s legal career has spanned two decades from large law firm to Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, to co-founding Diverse Solutions Consulting, prior to her EMC and Pivotal inhouse legal experience. She helped lead Pivotal’s growth from launch through start-up, to IPO and acquisition by VMware.
Suzanne has served on nonprofit boards: the Anti-Defamation League of New England; the Tyler Foundation in affiliation with Children’s Hospital; New England Corporate Counsel Association; and The Global Good Fund, mentoring young entrepreneurs.
Suzanne obtained her Bachelor of Arts from Harvard College and JD from Boston University School of Law.