As vice president of global legal, general counsel, and corporate secretary, David Hugley is responsible for all legal affairs, enterprise risk management, and ethics and compliance. He works closely with the chief executive officer and management team on the company’s strategic initiatives, including corporate acquisitions.
Hugley is responsible for a broad range of administrative matters, including managing the legal obligations of the company’s facilities in more than 50 countries and leading intellectual property identification and protection.
Since joining NI in 1991, Hugley and his teams have championed the company’s initial public offering, structured international sales arrangements, developed risk mitigation strategies globally, and resolved disputes.
Hugley holds a bachelor’s degree in finance (BBA) from the University of Texas at Austin and a juris doctor degree from the University of Texas School of Law.