Joe FitzGerald served as general counsel and corporate secretary for Pure Storage. He has more than 20 years of technology-related legal experience. He previously worked at Symantec, where he managed technology licensing, product support, litigation, IP, global government affairs, and brand protection legal teams. Prior to Symantec, he worked in-house at New Focus, Sun Microsystems, and Nikon Research Corporation of America. He was in private practice in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. Joe holds a BS from Northeastern University and a JD from the Catholic University of America.