SEATTLE, November 4, 2014 -- Nintex, the world's leading workflow automation company, today announced that Jeffrey A. Christianson has joined the company as general counsel. He will oversee all legal operations of Nintex worldwide, including contract management, corporate compliance, licensing and technology transactions, intellectual property management and worldwide facilities agreements.
The addition follows the recent expansion of the Nintex Board of Directors with three new, independent members: Steve Largent, Brian V. Turner and Mark Woodward.
"Nintex is the leader in the rapidly growing, global workflow automation market. We plan to continue our innovation and growth with the highest caliber of management skills and leadership, coupled with superior governance," said Nintex CEO John Burton. "I'm extremely pleased that Jeff is joining the Nintex executive leadership team to sustain these objectives; he's a highly experienced and proven counselor to operating executives and an expert in his own right in global legal, compliance and expansion matters."
Christianson has served as a senior executive and chief legal officer for more than 23 years. Most recently, he served for seven years as executive vice president and general counsel at F5 Networks, a networking technology company based in Seattle. Other companies he's worked for include Western Wireless Corporation and Wizards of the Coast.
In 2013, he received an Executive Excellence Award from Seattle Business Magazine. In 2012, he received the Outstanding Corporate Counsel award in the large company category from the Puget Sound Business Journal. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Humane Society for Seattle/King County, and is a member of the Board of Overseers of Whitman College.
"It is clear to me that Nintex has the most important attributes of a successful company—great technology, extraordinarily talented employees, outstanding management, loyal customers and partners, and a corporate culture based on empowerment and integrity," Christianson said. "I'm very excited to join Nintex."
Offering a platform of software and cloud services, Nintex is shaping the workflow arena by enabling organizations to quickly and easily automate everyday processes. Its workflow products, including Nintex Workflow for SharePoint, Nintex Workflow for Office 365, Nintex Forms for SharePoint and Nintex Forms for Office 365, are used by more than 5,000 organizations in 90 countries around the globe.