Connie Brenton is the Chief of Staff and Sr. Director of Legal Operations at NetApp Inc. and original founder of the Corporate Legal Operations Consortium (CLOC) and CLI (CLI.CorporateLegalLeaders.com), a collaborative Diversity, Equity and Inclusion community. Connie has helped create an innovative and award-winning legal department that has been recognized internationally. Prior to NetApp, Connie served as Sr. Director, Deputy General Counsel at Sun Microsystems and Managing Counsel at Oracle. Before leading the creation of the Legal Operations community, Connie was in private practice as a civil litigator. Connie holds a JD, an MBA and a BA in Economics.