CA Technologies Hires Michael Bisignano as General Counsel
Bisignano will serve as Chief Legal Officer
CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) has announced that Michael Bisignano has joined the company as general counsel and executive vice president. Bisignano is based in New York City and reports to Chief Executive Officer Mike Gregoire.
“I am very pleased to welcome Michael to CA Technologies,” said Gregoire. “CA will benefit from Michael’s expertise as we transform the company to seize the opportunities of today’s application economy. His experience with technology and software-as-a-service will be very valuable as we expand CA’s portfolio in cloud computing.”
As general counsel, Bisignano will be CA’s chief legal officer, responsible for providing legal guidance to the company’s senior management and board of directors. He will oversee all of CA’s legal operations, including corporate governance and compliance, contracts, securities, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property and litigation.
“I’m very excited to be joining CA,” said Bisignano. “What attracted me to the company is its heritage of providing leading IT management and security solutions, mated with Mike’s proven leadership in the SaaS technology arena.”
Bisignano has more than two decades of business experience. Most recently, he served as general counsel and chief legal officer of Blackboard, Inc., a global technology company with 2,600 employees and clients in 90 countries. Bisignano oversaw critical aspects of the $1.64 billion transaction that took Blackboard private in 2011.
Earlier in his career, he was general counsel at Online Resources Corporation, a software and SaaS technology provider, and was special counsel at Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, a full-service, general practice law firm with offices in the US, the UK, and in Israel. He started his legal career as an attorney in the Washington D.C. offices of Millbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCoy, a leading international law firm. Before becoming a lawyer, he worked as an investment banker at Morgan Stanley.
Bisignano earned a Juris Doctor degree with honors from Harvard Law School, a B.A. in international relations from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in economics and finance from The Wharton School of Business. He is admitted to practice law in the states of New York and New Jersey and the District of Columbia.About CA Technologies
CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) creates software that fuels transformation for companies and enables them to seize the opportunities of the application economy. Software is at the heart of every business in every industry. From planning, to development, to management and security, CA is working with companies worldwide to change the way we live, transact, and communicate – across mobile, private and public cloud, distributed and mainframe environments. Learn more at www.ca.com.
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