Sivan Whiteley is Square’s General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, where she oversees a worldwide team responsible for the company’s legal, regulatory, compliance, security operations, and corporate development. Square is a cohesive commerce ecosystem that helps sellers start, run, and grow their businesses, and the Cash App is similarly creating an ecosystem of financial services for individuals. Square’s purpose is economic empowerment: building simple and accessible tools to enable anyone to participate and thrive in the economy. Sivan joined Square in March 2013 and previously served as Square’s Associate General Counsel.
Prior to Square, Ms. Whiteley served as Associate General Counsel at Better Place, Inc., as Commercial and Product Counsel at eBay Inc., and was a litigator at Bingham McCutchen LLC. Ms. Whiteley holds a B.A., magna cum laude, in Political Science from the University of California, San Diego, and a J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School.