Kim M. Rivera is the Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary for HP Inc., a global Fortune 100 technology company with $55B+ in revenue and 55,000 employees worldwide. In this role, she is responsible for all aspects of legal, government affairs, brand security, global trade, data privacy, compliance, and ethics. Kim has nearly 25 years of experience helping lead Fortune 500 companies on significant corporate transactions, strategy development, governance, shareholder engagement, activist preparedness, significant regulatory investigations, securities, compliance, risk management, audit, and litigation matters.
During her career, Kim has managed a complex and diverse portfolio of business, risk, and legal matters. Her experience includes negotiating significant corporate acquisitions, advising on international expansions, antitakeover programs and shareholder agreements, and maneuvering companies and their boards through significant civil and criminal regulatory investigations. As a member of executive management and advisor to the board, Kim works on all aspects of these and other strategic enterprise matters. She is adept at sizing and managing risk in fast-paced growth environments, difficult and highly dynamic markets, and against a backdrop of intense regulatory scrutiny and change.
Kim also is renowned as a leader and innovator in advancing diversity and inclusion in corporations and in the legal profession. Most recently, she was recognized by Global Counsel as Thought Leader of the Year. She is passionate about community service. She has served on numerous non-profit boards including the California Latino Community Foundation and the Denver Metro Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. As a board member for these organizations, Kim helped develop their brand, long-term strategy, and fundraising strategies. She also has been a frequent speaker on diversity and inclusion in corporations and the legal profession, with an emphasis on promoting women in leadership.
Kim currently serves on the Board of the Leadership Council for Legal Diversity (LCLD) and she is a fellow of the American Leadership Forum. She is a graduate of Duke University and Harvard Law School, where she serves on the Dean’s Advisory Committee. Kim lives with her family in Woodside, California.