Audrey Jean

The Role of In-house Counsel in Corporate Venture Capital

Audrey Jean is currently VP, Privacy Officer and Associate General Counsel at AARP, the largest tax-exempt nonprofit organization dedicated to social mission, with 38 million members. Among her duties, Audrey advises AARP Innovation Labs, an innovation accelerator within AARP, on investing in, financing and licensing technology from start-ups and innovators to develop and bring to market various future-driven products, services, and solutions to meet the needs of the 50-plus demographic. Previously, Audrey was Associate General Counsel at Bloomberg BNA, the government and legal publishing division of Bloomberg, where she provided advice on all areas of general corporate counsel amid a print-to-digital business transformation. Prior to that Audrey was in-house counsel at Discovery, Inc., the world’s largest provider of non-fiction television programming, where she counseled on TV content distribution as well as advising Discovery Education, a K-12 web and streaming educational content start-up within Discovery, while it grew to 50% penetration of the US K-12 market.

Audrey began her career as a corporate and finance attorney at Chadbourne & Parke (now Norton Rose Fulbright) in New York and subsequently DLA Piper in Washington, DC. She has a J.D. from Georgetown University and a BA from Princeton University. Audrey also serves on the  Mentorship Committee for NAPABA’s Women’s Leadership Network. Audrey is admitted to practice in New York and Washington, DC.