Mark Molina ’81 joined SafeNet, the data protection company, as senior vice president and chief legal officer this month. Responsible for the legal affairs of SafeNet on a global basis, with direct supervisory authority over the company’s worldwide legal strategies, functions, and personnel, he also serves as secretary to SafeNet’s board of directors.
He brings to SafeNet more than two decades of experience advising public and private technology companies on a wide variety of matters, including public and private securities offerings, SEC reporting and compliance obligations, and intellectual property and protection efforts.
Prior to joining SafeNet, he served as executive vice president, chief legal officer, secretary, and chief compliance and ethics officer of L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc., where he was responsible for the company’s worldwide legal affairs and compliance initiatives. Before that, he had served as executive vice president, chief legal officer, and secretary for Identix Incorporated, where he headed the company’s global legal function.
At Wesleyan, he majored in history and then earned a juris doctor degree from the University of Michigan Law School in Ann Arbor, Mich. He is a member of the New York, California and Minnesota Bars.