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Nishat S. Ruiter

Nishat S. Ruiter

TED Conferences, LLC
General Counsel
New York, NY, USA


Nishat Ruiter is General Counsel of TED conferences, a non profit organization that believes passionately in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and, ultimately, the world. Through creativity, and a deep respect for TED's mission, Nishat's work is centered on ensuring that TED's legal requirements are met through a combination of practical and creative solutions that meets its needs, while still retaining the authentic TED voice across every area where possible. She manages the legal issues with respect to TED's licensing, partnerships, TM, brand protection, TED's code of conduct, data privacy, copyright, transactions and all corporate legal matters. Prior to TED, she worked as Associate General Counsel where she spent ten years in a variety of roles including managing legal issues on all marketing and advertising, M&A integration, and led the North American legal team responsible for the legal review of $1B/year in licensing transactions at CA Technologies. She also worked as Managing Counsel at LivePerson, provided in house counsel legal support to Chubb Insurance, Binary Tree.com and Capco. She is a visiting guest lecturer at Fordham Law School (New York) since 2013, faculty for the Practicing Law Institute, and has served for over ten years on the Editorial Board of the International In-house Counsel Journal (London). Inspired by a Bahá’í perspective on things, she loves resolving the most complex problems with an elegant solution, but always with coffee on hand. She enjoys music, tennis, hosting Spiritual Cafes in her community to foster meaningful conversations, and finding connectedness with people from all walks of life. She is happily married to her better half and mother of two teenagers. You can follow her on twitter @nishatruiter.

Nishat S. Ruiter is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Ethics for In-House Corporate Counsel - Ethics for In-House Corporate Counsel 2018, Thursday, June 28, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Ethics for In-House Corporate Counsel - Ethics for In-House Corporate Counsel, Thursday, June 28, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Ethics for In-House Corporate Counsel - Ethics for In-House Corporate Counsel, Thursday, June 28, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Ethics for In-House Corporate Counsel - Ethics for In-House Corporate Counsel, Thursday, June 28, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Ethics for In-House Corporate Counsel 2018, Wednesday, July 04, 2018, New York, NY
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