Mr. Andrew P. Missan, also known as Andy, serves as Vice President and General Counsel at Fitbit, Inc. Mr. Missan is responsible for all aspects of Fitbit's global legal affairs. He served as the Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Bytemobile, Inc. since July 2009. He served as the Vice President and General Counsel of MobiTV Inc. since August 2005. He has over 20 years of executive-level legal experience at companies in the mobile, digital media, consumer electronics, and software industries. He has helped structure and negotiate transactions covering such diverse areas as wireless distribution of music and television services, software licensing, electronics manufacturing and distribution, and cloud-based services. He served as the Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Danger Inc., developer of the T-Mobile Sidekick, where he negotiated strategic partnerships with wireless carriers and equipment manufacturers. Prior to Danger, he served as Vice President and General Counsel of Replay TV, where he played a prominent role in negotiating strategic relationships with OEM partners and numerous technology licensing deals. He also played a key role in completing the sale of Mobitv to Sonicblue Inc. Mr. Missan was the Vice President and General Counsel of Egreetings Network Inc. since February 2000 and June 1999 respectively. He also served as Secretary of Egreetings Network Inc. He served as the Corporate Counsel of WebTV Networks Inc. Prior to that, he worked over six years as an attorney in the music industry as counsel in the law department of Sony Music Entertainment Inc., and served as Senior Director, Business and Legal Affairs of RCA Records Label, a unit of BMG Entertainment. Mr. Missan started his professional career as an associate at the law firm of Sidley & Austin in New York City. Mr. Missan holds a J.D. from the Northwestern University School of Law, where he served as a Note and Comment Editor of the Northwestern University Law Review. Mr. Missan is a member of the State Bar of both California and New York. He earned his B.A. from Oberlin College, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa. He holds a J.D. degree from Northwestern University School of Law.
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