Chair, State of Colorado Economic Development Commission; Partner, Sage Law Group LLC

Carrie Schiff is a business lawyer specializing in the representation of technology companies and their investors in corporate, securities and transactional matters. As both a seasoned business executive and outside counsel, Ms. Schiff has participated in the development and execution of commercialization strategies for a range of companies, from global multinational companies to start-ups. Ms. Schiff represents clients in a wide variety of industries, including manufacturing and supply chain, data and geospatial imagery, technology, alternative energy, e-commerce and digital gaming. Prior to co-founding Sage Law Group, Ms. Schiff was Chief Legal and Risk Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of MWH Global, Inc., a leading multinational, employee-owned civil engineering and construction firm based in Broomfield that was acquired by Stantec Inc. Before joining MWH, Ms. Schiff served as SVP, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Flextronics International, Ltd. (Nasdaq: FLEX), one of the largest global electronics manufacturing services companies. Her past in-house experience includes serving as SVP, Corporate Development and General Counsel at USA.NET, Inc. in Colorado Springs, an email outsourcing company. Ms. Schiff came to Boulder in 1993 to open the Colorado practice of Cooley LLP, where she was a Partner.

Ms. Schiff has been a Commissioner on the Economic Development Commission of the State of Colorado since February 2015, and has served as its Chairman since May 2017. She is a certified Consultant with the Boulder Small Business Development Center and a member of its Board of Directors. In connection with her in-house experience, Ms. Schiff served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Colorado Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel, and was a recipient of the Legends in Law Burton Award in 2008. Ms. Schiff is an avid backpacker—she cannot be found during a few weeks every summer when she is thru-hiking with her husband in the beautiful Rocky Mountains.