Noah F. Webster has served as our Chief Legal Officer since June 2018. Mr. Webster has over 15 years of legal experience in negotiating agreements, security, compliance and intellectual property. Prior to joining Zix, Mr. Webster worked for eight years at BlackBerry, serving most recently as General Counsel, Mobility Solutions, and holding other legal roles involving privacy and anticorruption legal compliance, M&A, and patent litigation. Before BlackBerry, Mr. Webster worked for Kirkland & Ellis in Chicago, where he represented and advised clients in patent litigations, trademark infringement and general intellectual property matters. Mr. Webster earned his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Illinois College of Law and clerked with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and the High Court of American Samoa. He began his career serving as a U.S. Army Engineer Officer. He is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy, where he earned an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering. Mr. Webster is a member of the bar for the states of Texas and Illinois. He also holds certification as a Leading Professional in Ethics & Compliance and is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
I grew up in: Limerick and Sligo (Ireland) & Schaumburg, Illinois (USA)
Previous and Present Roommates: My wife, two kids, and a Portuguese Water Dog
When I am not at work you can find me: Playing hide-and-seek with the kids
Always in the mood to eat: Ice Cream
Something you won’t find in my bio: I’ve surfed places like: Bali, American Samoa, Lake Michigan, and Cornwall