/// HP Deputy General Counsel Porrini Leaves for Video Ad Company YuMe

July 11, 2012  |  All Things Digital


Hewlett-Packard’s corporate legal office has just seen another departure. Sources at the company confirmed that Paul Porrini, vice president, deputy general counsel and assistant secretary, has left the company. Porrini’s LinkedIn profile confirms the move and shows that he has taken a job as general counsel and secretary at YuMe, a company that provides video advertising software and services. The company is backed by investments from Accel Partners, BV Capital, DAG Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Menlo Ventures and Intel Capital. HP’s legal office has seen a lot of changes recently, since former CEO Mark Hurd left and ultimately to take a job as President of Oracle. Last December, general counsel Michael Holston, who had previously been seen as a key Hurd aide, left the company . His departure came about three months after the ouster of former CEO Léo Apotheker and Meg Whitman’s taking over as CEO last year. In April HP named John Schultz as general counsel , replacing David Healy, who had the job on an interim basis after Holston. Porrini (pictured from his LinkedIn profile) had been at HP since 2001.

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