Joel H. Katz is Senior Vice President, Chief Counsel - Human Resources and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer for CA Technologies ("CA"), one of the world's largest independent computer software companies. Joel serves as Lead Counsel to CA's Human Resources Department. In that role, Joel and his team provide advice and counsel on all employment-related legal matters. Joel and his team also provide legal support to CA's Corporate Real Estate function.
As Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, under the oversight of the Compliance and Risk Committee of the Company's Board of Directors, Joel serves as the Company's leading voice on compliance and ethics issues that arise in day to day business. Joel leads the team that creates and enforces all compliance-related policies and procedures globally and produces training and awareness materials covering compliance topics; manages the Company's Regional Business Ethics Councils consisting of approximately 25 Senior Business Leaders tasked with leading compliance and business ethics initiatives around the globe; oversees all compliance-related investigations and associated remediation; and, serves as the Company's leading voice and main evangelist on the importance of maintaining a strong ethical, compliance-based corporate culture.
Before joining CA, Joel was with the law firm of Maupin Taylor P.A. in Raleigh, North Carolina. His practice was devoted exclusively to representing management in labor and employment-related legal matters.
Joel received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and his J.D. (with distinction) from Hofstra University School of Law where he was an Articles Editor for the Hofstra Labor Law Journal. Joel is a member of the Connecticut, New York, North Carolina and South Carolina Bars.