SVP & CLO at Lenovo
Laura Quatela, Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, joined the company in 2016 and is responsible for Lenovo’s overall legal strategy. Before Lenovo, Ms. Quatela co-founded a global consulting firm in 2014 to help clients leverage intellectual property assets and organizations, and make more informed technology investment decisions. Among her roles, Laura served as executive vice president of intellectual property for Alcatel-Lucent SA, reporting to the CEO, and was responsible for leading the company’s efforts to monetize its patent portfolio. Previously, Laura was President of Eastman Kodak, where she held various leadership positions. In 2004, she oversaw the licensing of the company’s technology and patents, which generated more than $4 billion dollars. In 2008, she became Kodak’s first Chief Intellectual Property Officer, a role she retained when named the company’s General Counsel in 2011. She also served as co-COO in 2012. Currently, Ms. Quatela also serves on the board of directors of Technicolor SA, where she chairs the strategy committee.