Lucid, the leading research technology platform, announced Pauline Wen as its General Counsel, Chief Privacy Officer and Corporate Secretary. Wen will lead Lucid’s legal efforts, including privacy and cyber security, transactions, compliance, and risk management processes. With more than 20 years of experience working closely with business and technology stakeholders, Wen’s contributions to Lucid will be invaluable.
In her role, Wen will oversee Lucid’s legal operations and team, both domestically and internationally, with a focus on the proactive execution of policies, practices and decisions. With her broad expertise in legal matters – within the commercial, corporate, and digital space – Wen will serve as an advisor to Lucid’s management teams and key business stakeholders.
Patrick Comer, Lucid CEO, said, “Pauline is a talented business leader who will help Lucid maintain its stellar record of compliance. Her experience will be a great asset to our executive team.”
In addition, Wen will also serve as Corporate Secretary to the Lucid Board. Her scope of knowledge and experience will add a vital perspective when advising senior executives and board members.
Wen said, “I’m excited to lead Lucid’s legal team into the company’s next phase of growth. I’m highly optimistic about the organization’s future, and I feel my skill set is strongly aligned with the team’s goals.”
With her decades-long career, Wen has expertise in a number of areas including data privacy, cyber security governance, commercial transactions, technology, digital media, and more. Before joining Lucid, she was the Senior Vice President and Chief Privacy Officer for 21st Century Fox, Inc.
Prior to her time at 21st Century Fox, Wen was Senior Vice President, Chief Privacy Counsel for Viacom Media Networks, a division of Viacom International Inc., responsible for data privacy for VMN and its brands, such as MTV and Comedy Central. She also specialized in digital media law at VMN, negotiating deals and providing related advice in a variety of areas in the digital space, such as advertising technology, operations and sales.
“Pauline has a deep knowledge of the compliance requirements and legal practices involved with leading a growing tech organization. I’m thrilled to have her on board at Lucid,” said Brett Schnittlich, Lucid President.