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Selena Loh LaCroix is the global leader of Egon Zehnder’s Technology and Communications Practice. Based in Dallas, she advises on board-level consulting and executive-talent management in the technology sector, with particular expertise in the semiconductor, smart devices, and cybersecurity segments. Selena also works with Fortune 500 and private equity-owned portfolio companies to recruit senior legal, compliance, and regulatory leaders.

My passion lies in working at the convergence of law and technology. I bring insights to companies grappling with talent issues during business transformations and I help identify leaders who can drive impact in this information age.

Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Selena served as senior counsel to Texas Instruments. At Honeywell International, she was Vice President, Asia Pacific General Counsel, based in Shanghai. She has experience in cross-border joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property licensing and monetization, global corporate governance and compliance, and litigation management. Selena began her career as an attorney in private practice in Silicon Valley and Singapore, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, and admiralty law.

Selena completed the Graduate Program in American Law at the University of California at Berkeley & Davis. She also received an LLB from the National University of Singapore and is admitted to practice law in Singapore, California, and the U.K. She also sits on the boards of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, the National Association of Corporate Directors of Tri Cities Texas, and Integrated Device Technology. Outside of work, she has a wide range of interests including global cultures, health, literature, fashion, and music.

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The Rules On Being General Counsel In The Cyber Century

The Rules On Being General Counsel In The Cyber Century

In what we are calling the Cyber Century, the first signs of danger appear on a screen; a hack, a viral video, a tweet. Any of these can be the opening shot of a bruising battle that can quickly escalate to a crisis.

ABA Journal — The rules on being general counsel in the Cyber Century

ABA Journal — The rules on being general counsel in the Cyber Century

In what we are calling the Cyber Century, the first signs of danger appear on a screen; a hack, a viral video, a tweet. Any of these can be the opening shot of a bruising battle that can quickly escalate to a crisis.

The American Lawyer — The Careerist: Asian-American Women are Filling the GC Suite

The American Lawyer — The Careerist: Asian-American Women are Filling the GC Suite

Female lawyers of Asian descent are climbing the ranks as general counsel and heading the legal departments of Fortune 500 companies at an unprecedented rate.

General Counsel Roundtable – Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing

General Counsel Roundtable – Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing

In April 2017 Egon Zehnder brought together a notable group of General Counsels and Legal/ Compliance Heads in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing GCs in Greater China. Several themes emerged during the roundtable events—themes that are relevant to any GCs in the region.

Board Excellence in Both Strategy and Oversight

Board Excellence in Both Strategy and Oversight

In today’s environment, boards are expected to fulfillll their traditional oversight and compliance role and also add value through strategic insight and guidance.

Fluid Boundaries, New Challenges

Fluid Boundaries, New Challenges

Legacy organizations must respond – or risk their survival. While each organization will transform itself in a different way, each transformation is certain to have digital at its core, because digital is driving the changes in consumer expectations, markets and products.

Beyond Asia experience on your board

Beyond Asia experience on your board

Asia has figured prominently in many western multinationals’ strategies. Recognizing this, many of our US and European client boards have sought board members who have deep experience working and leading in Asia. The desire for this experience makes perfect sense, but the most effective boards also recognize that factors beyond this Asia experience will determine whether a new director proves to be a successful addition to the board.

What We Heard – A New General Counsel for a New World

What We Heard – A New General Counsel for a New World

What kinds of skills do general counsels need today? This article builds upon Egon Zehnder’s presentation at its Annual European General Counsel event in Paris on March 29 and 30, 2017.

Market Wired – Selena Loh LaCroix Joins IDT Board

Market Wired – Selena Loh LaCroix Joins IDT Board

Market Wired – Selena Loh LaCroix Joins IDT Board. Integrated Device Technology (IDT) has appointed Egon Zehnder consultant Selena Loh LaCroix to its Board of Directors, reports Yahoo.com/Marketwired

Executive Search Review – US CISOs Need to Gain Global Exposure

Executive Search Review – US CISOs Need to Gain Global Exposure

American CISOs aspiring to top global jobs need to follow a more international career path, writes Egon Zehnder consultant Kal Bittianda in the Executive Search Review.

Cybersecurity Dinner 2015 New York

Cybersecurity Dinner 2015 New York

The combination of data ubiquity, decentralized control and sophisticated new underworld actors presents organizations with a perfect storm to be confronted by their information security leadership.

High CISO Turnover

High CISO Turnover

With the ongoing drumbeat of security breaches at corporations and other institutions, it shouldn’t be surprising that the job of chief information security officer is considered one of the toughest slots on the organizational chart.

Evaluating and Attracting Your Next CISO: More Sophisticated Approaches For a More Sophisticated Role

Evaluating and Attracting Your Next CISO: More Sophisticated Approaches For a More Sophisticated Role

The role of the chief information security officer (CISO) has changed dramatically in the last decade. No longer merely a digital sheriff called on to protect the firm’s data valuables, the CISO is expected to act as a full strategic partner with the rest of the C-suite.

Cybersecurity Dinner 2015

Cybersecurity Dinner 2015

In February 2015, President Obama, speaking at a White House Summit on cybersecurity and consumer protection, declared that the Internet has become a sort of Wild West, where private corporations are prime targets of hackers and cyber criminals.

Semiconductor Leadership Imperatives

Semiconductor Leadership Imperatives

The semiconductor industry, a prime driver of the global economy for more than five decades, may be entering a period of significant transition. The path forward promises plenty of twists and turns, confronting senior leaders with fresh challenges and complex choices.

Egon Zehnder International supports TNC Global Gala

Egon Zehnder International supports TNC Global Gala

As a strategic partner of The Nature Conservancy, Egon Zehnder International was recognised as a benefactor of TNC's 2012 Global Gala held on 20 June in New York.

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