Scott Morgan

Scott Morgan

Scott Morgan is Splunk’s Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Global Affairs & Secretary, and oversees Splunk’s Legal, Government affairs and Global Impact functions.  Scott brings over 25 years of experience in the technology industry, and prior to joining Splunk, he served as legal counsel at Autodesk, Inc. and Tellabs, Inc. Scott began his career as an associate at Morrison & Foerster LLP in San Francisco, California and at Thoits, Love, Hershberger & McClean LLP in Palo Alto, California.  Scott holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Hastings  and a bachelor’s degree from University of California, Berkeley. Outside of his responsibilities at Splunk, he serves as GeoTech Commissioner on the Atlantic Council, is a regular speaker at the Securities Regulation Institute of  Northwestern Law, and serves as Chair of the Board of Directors for BSA, The Software Alliance.

What You Really Do:

Help remove barriers for colleagues, make sense of complexity and help us make the most sustainable, ethical & informed decision

First Day at Splunk:

My first day was the first day of Splunk’s annual Sales Kick Off, 2012 — it started fast and has not slowed down since!


Time with family, running, cycling, skiing, backpacking and gardening

Favorite Quote

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Favorite Movie:

Impossible to pick one — Shawshank Redemption, The Dawn Wall and Captain Fantastic are all moving

Favorite Album:

Anything by Green Day, Alicia Keys or SF Symphony

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