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Doug McNitt

Doug McNitt

Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Doug is executive vice president and general counsel at Calix, where he is responsible for driving our legal strategy and enabling our next generation of legal leaders. He is passionate about building and leading high-performing and inclusive teams, with 30 years of experience successfully leading legal and other critical functions, including corporate development, data protection & privacy, ethics & human rights, government affairs and legal operations.

Prior to joining Calix, Doug served as general counsel and secretary at Vectra AI, Inc., Sourcefire, Inc. (FIRE) and webMethods, Inc. (WEBM), and held senior legal positions at Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) and America Online, Inc. (AOL). Doug started his legal career practicing law with several leading law firms in the Washington Metropolitan Area, specializing in corporate and technology transactions.

Doug received his bachelor’s degree in Economics and International Relations from Stanford University and his law degree from the University of Notre Dame Law School.