Suchitra Narayen is a Legal Vice President and Associate General Counsel with Oracle, supporting hardware engineering and supply chain. Previously, she was a Senior Legal Director of Sun Microsystems, Inc., overseeing outbound transactions and general governance matters for the Emerging Markets region (Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, India, China, Hong Kong and Taiwan).
Suchitra is also a Certified Sigma Black Belt and she was the Master Black Belt for the Sun Legal department. She has focused on developing and deploying best practices for contract drafting, negotiation and life cycle management, as well as large scale cross-organizational change management. She has also pioneered the use of alternative legal services to enhance productivity and cost effectiveness.
Suchitra is a Gold Medalist who received her LL.B from the University of Calgary and is admitted to practice in Alberta, Canada and California. Prior to joining Sun, Suchitra was a litigation associate and the Managing Litigation Attorney at Acer America, where she handled M&A/restructuring matters and IP, employment and commercial litigation.