AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SailPoint, the leader in enterprise identity management, today announced the appointment of Christopher Schmitt to the role of General Counsel. In this role, Schmitt will oversee the company’s legal matters, including corporate transactions, intellectual property, corporate governance, litigation, legal compliance, and M&A activity.
“Chris joins SailPoint during an important time in SailPoint’s history. As we continue to focus on building and maintaining a self-sustaining business, balancing high-growth with continued profitability and scale, we need the guidance that Chris will provide from a legal standpoint,” said Cam McMartin, Chief Financial Officer for SailPoint. “With his significant experience in corporate transactions and guiding companies down a successful path, Chris is an important addition to our executive team in 2017.”
A 16-year legal veteran whose practice focused on mergers, acquisitions, public and private offerings, technology transactions, and compliance and corporate governance, Chris’ commitment to seeing companies succeed is etched in the long list of transactions that he has managed and completed. Before SailPoint, Chris was a Partner in the Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions group at Vinson & Elkins, LLP.
“SailPoint is in an impressive leadership position in the identity governance industry, with strong business fundamentals and a promising future,” said Schmitt. “I am thrilled to be joining at such a pivotal time in the company’s history and look forward to providing the strategic guidance the company and executive team needs as it navigates its future path.”
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