SVP, Chief Legal & Administrative Officer, Corporate Secretary, Aviat Networks, Inc.
Meena Elliott is responsible for all global legal, compliance, business ethics and human resources matters for the company. Formed as a result of a merger between the Microwave Division, Harris Corp. and Stratex Networks, Inc., Aviat Networks, Inc. (formerly known as Harris Stratex Networks) is the leading provider of turnkey wireless transmission solutions including hardware, cloud based network management, software as a service, design and integration, and other managed services. The corporation became publicly listed on NASDAQ in January 2007.
Meena is an experienced executive with broad depth and breadth of experience in the technology, consumer goods, media and entertainment industries. As a leader, she has handled challenging corporate issues while integrating strategy, operational, business, financial and control considerations into discussions and decision-making.
Through several years of working with the Aviat Networks’ Board, Meena Elliot has developed expertise in corporate governance, executive compensation and Board risk oversight. During her work with Energizer and XM Satellite Radio, she led brand marketing, strategic planning, cross functional teams and operational initiatives.
Prior to joining Aviat Networks, Meena served as a Chief Counsel at the US Dept. of Commerce and held other executive business and legal roles at XM Satellite Radio and Energizer. As a forward thinking executive, leader and strategist, she serves as an Advisory Board member for Enlight Research LLC and MobileNerd LLC, is on the Board of Legal Momentum, Women’s Defense and Education Fund, nationally recognized non-profit, is an executive-in-residence for the Silicon Valley Chapter of FEI, and a frequent speaker on various legal and governance topics. Meena is a Legal Momentum 2016 Woman of Achievement and an alumna of DirectWomen Institute. She graduated from Northwestern University with a bachelor’s degree in classics, and from Washington University in St. Louis with a juris doctor and masters in business degrees.