Island Scallops Ltd.
currently serves as General Counsel for 10x Genomics and is responsible for all legal matters. Mr. Whitaker has served as chief legal counsel for Fortune 500 and high-growth technology companies in Silicon Valley, including recent roles as the Chief Legal Officer of Nutanix, Chief Legal Officer of SanDisk, and General Counsel of Tesla. Prior to these roles, Mr. Whitaker spent seven years as EVP of Corporate Strategy and General Counsel at Lexar where he led all legal aspects of Lexar’s rapid growth from a small start-up company to one of the largest companies in Silicon Valley. There he developed an intellectual property strategy that led to a ten-fold increase in Lexar’s patent portfolio, including one of the largest IP judgments in California history.
His research interests include fields Health science