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This well-funded and positioned Southbay (LAX) telecommunications start up is in growth mode, and seeking to hire a business-savvy and experienced General Counsel. The mission of the company is to bring cost-effective Internet and related value-added services to the emerging markets. Founded and operated by a seasoned US based executive team, they have created and participated in several successful telecom ventures and projects worldwide.
A proven track record of success in a startup environment, as well as in industries such as telecommunications, IT or aerospace, is requisite. In this generalist role, the GC will oversee all legal functions, from contracts and entity maintenance/formation to HR and litigation issues. The role will also serve as Corporate Secretary. Experience with foreign investment and shareholder agreements required.
Qualifications, Skills & Attributes
· JD degree with and bar membership (CA preferred, RIHC considered)
· Experience working with companies on $100+ million debt and equity raises · International experience highly desired · Operationally oriented strategic thinker who has worked for high growth technology companies, · Experience taking a company through multiple phases of its lifecycle (including possible IPO) and building teams within rapidly growing companies · Experience with ISP, broadcasting, telecommunications/technology/financial services companies · Highly organized with ability to multi-task and prioritize between operational and legal management initiatives · Experienced with high growth and highly demanding, deadline driven environments · Ability to communicate effectively and confidently to world class, industry savvy Board Members
Additional Salary Information: Equity in the form of stock option incentives