Chief Legal Officer, Chief Risk Officer and Corporate Secretary
As Chief Legal Officer, Chief Risk Officer and Corporate Secretary of Analog Devices (ADI), Janene Asgeirsson leads the worldwide legal, governance, trade and compliance functions, including mergers and acquisitions, litigation, intellectual property, and other corporate matters, and acts as a strategic advisor to ADI’s executive leadership team and board of directors.
Janene has over two decades of experience in private practice at American Lawyer-ranked international law firms and in senior leadership level roles at publicly traded technology companies. Prior to joining ADI in August 2021, Janene served as the chief legal officer, chief compliance officer and secretary at Acacia Communications, leading global teams with diverse responsibilities. During her tenure at Acacia, she accomplished several significant strategic projects and transactions, including Acacia's initial public offering (IPO) – the best-performing U.S. IPO of 2016 – and its $4.5 billion sale to Cisco Systems. Prior to Acacia, Janene engaged in private practice at WilmerHale and served as senior counsel at Entropic Communications, a provider of semiconductor solutions, which was acquired by MaxLinear in 2015.
Janene holds a Juris Doctor from Northeastern University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in accountancy from the University of San Diego, where she graduated summa cum laude. Janene is a member of the State Bars of Massachusetts, New York and California.
Janene serves as the Secretary of ADI’s Board of Directors and as a director of several of ADI’s global subsidiaries. From 2015 to 2021, she served as a director on the Franklin Performance Arts Company.
Janene is an avid reader and performing arts enthusiast. She is committed to continual learning and growth, is a certified yoga instructor, and enjoys international travel, being outdoors and spending time with her family.