Senior Vice President, General Counsel
As Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Yoko leads Getty Images’ global legal team, sitting on the company’s executive committee. Her role, based in Seattle, includes overseeing the company’s corporate governance, compliance, advocacy and government relations, litigation and intellectual property matters, as well as providing counsel for major corporate and commercial transactions.
Yoko’s experience and contributions are an important part of advancing the company’s growth and culture, as well as establishing the company’s policy and positions on key IP and risk matters.
Prior to joining Getty Images in 2005, Yoko was an associate with Perkins Coie LLP’s Technology Transactions and Corporate law group. Yoko was born in Japan and raised and educated in the US, holding a JD from The University of Washington School of Law and a BA from the University of California, Berkeley.