Samantha Harnett serves as General Counsel for Logitech, a global, multi brand company designing products that help people to pursue their passions through music, gaming, video and computing. As General Counsel, Samantha oversees the company’s legal function including privacy, regulatory compliance, intellectual property, litigation, securities and corporate governance. Before joining Logitech, Samantha spent five years at Eventbrite, the leading event technology platform that brings the world together through live gatherings, in operating and legal leadership roles, including Chief Legal and Operations Officer. In addition to helping lead the company’s successful IPO, Samantha led the operations, human resources, legal and public policy teams. She also created Eventbrite’s content policy and moderation team, which developed Eventrbrite’s Community Standards to ensure respectful and inclusive consumer content across the platform.
Throughout her career, Samantha has been committed to social justice and pro bono work and received the John Wilson Award for outstanding pro bono service while in private practice at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. As the mom of a young transgender daughter, Samantha devotes her time to local and global work to drive acceptance for the LGBTQ community.