Freshworks Appoints Veteran Tech Company Lawyer as Chief Legal Officer
SAN MATEO, California, August 9, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Freshworks Inc., a leading software company that enables businesses to delight their customers and employees, has announced the appointment of Pam sergeeff as Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel reporting to the CEO and Founder Girish mathrubootham. Sergeeff will lead the company’s global legal organization, responsible for corporate strategy, governance, product compliance, data protection, privacy and intellectual property.
“I am delighted to welcome Pam to the leadership team and look forward to leveraging her expertise as we continue to evolve the business,” said GirishMathrubootham, Founder and CEO of Freshworks. “His 20 years of experience in public technology companies are essential on our journey towards building a world-class software company.”
Most recently, Sergeeff was Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at TiVo, leading the company’s legal affairs and global operations. Prior to that, she was Executive Vice President and General Counsel at Rovi Corporation (which acquired TiVo in 2016), Vice President and Associate General Counsel for Macrovision, and Corporate Counsel at Veritas (now Symantec). Sergeeff holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from UCLA and a JD Law from UC Berkeley. She was recognized as one of the “50 Most Active Women in Tech” in 2020 and “the 50 Most Influential Women in Entertainment” in 2018 by the National Diversity Council.
“I am personally inspired by Freshworks’ mission to create enterprise software solutions that delight customers and employees. I look forward to partnering with Girish and the management team at Freshworks to build the future of the business, ”said Sergeeff.
Freshworks makes it easy for businesses to delight their customers and employees quickly and easily. We do this by taking a new approach to building and delivering software that is affordable, quick to implement, and designed for the end user. Based at San Mateo, California, Freshworks has a dedicated team operating from 13 global locations to serve more than 50,000 customers, including Bridgestone, Chargebee, DeliveryHero, ITV, Klarna, Multichoice, OfficeMax, TaylorMade and Vice Media. For more information, visit www.freshworks.com.
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