Robotics-AI company taps SAP lawyer to head its legal function
UiPath, a New York-based robotic automation company, hired Brad Brubaker as its chief legal officer, general counsel. In this new role combining GC and CLO roles, the company said that Brubaker will provide “legal leadership, guidance and counsel at the strategic and tactical level to support the company’s global mission to accelerate the adoption of automation across public and private sectors and businesses.” The current GC, Vasile Tiple, who was the company’s first lawyer, will now be deputy general counsel and report to Brubaker. UiPath started life as a company in Romania in 2005
Brubaker came from SAP, where he served as senior vice president, general counsel of SAP’s global field legal function. While there, he led a team of more than 300 legal professionals in 20 countries and was responsible for supporting SAP’s global field operations and subsidiaries located in 50 countries. Brubaker has spent the majority of his career at SAP.
Brubaker began his legal career as an associate at Brown & Connery. Prior to attending law school, he was a systems engineer at RCA Aerospace and General Electric. An advocate for re-skilling and education, Brubaker serves as the chair of The City Year Philadelphia Site Board, which enables City Year Philadelphia to build a strong and sustainable organization that unites community leaders to make a difference.
Marie Myers, UiPath CEO, said in a statement: “We are delighted to welcome Brad to UiPath. His experience counseling CEOs and senior leaders on a wide spectrum of legal matters, from organizational transformation to strategic transactions to intellectual property, make him an excellent addition to UiPath. We look forward to his leadership as we continue to drive the company to even greater levels of success.”